We are part of a wide team – both in the surgery and the wider community. To help you see the right person please choose from the options below.

Immediate, life-threatening emergencies – call 999 or go to A&E

Can help with: Loss of consciousness, acute confused state, fits, chest pain, breathing difficulties, severe bleeding that can’t be stopped, severe allergic reactions, severe burns.

 

Self Help Guides – NHS Inform

The self help guides at NHS Inform are written and approved by the clinical team at NHS24.

Can help with: Upset stomach, grazed knee, common cold, sore throat, headache.

 

Advice & Medicine for common conditions – Pharmacist.

Pharmacists can advise you on a range of common conditions. You can just walk in. If medication is needed the pharmacist can recommend it and this will be free for those who are exempt from prescription charges. Many pharmacies are open late and at weekends and evenings. 

Read more about the Pharmacy First service. 

Can help with: Acne, allergies, athlete's foot, blocked or runny nose, cold sores, constipation, cough, cystitis, diarrhoea, earache, eczema, headache, head lice, haemorrhoids, hay fever, impetigo, indigestion, pain, period pain, sore throat, threadworms, thrush, warts, verrucas. 

 

Minor Injuries Assessment - Call MIA 0300 790 6267

Call MIA for a free video consultation with a Minor Injuries Nurse practitioner. Lines are open 8am-8pm 7 days a week. A lot of minor injuries can be treated from the comfort of your own home or with the help of a local pharmacist. If you do need to be examined in person the nurse practitioner will arrange a suitable appointment at a minor injuries service for you. 

Can help with: Sprains, strains and broken limbs, minor bumps to head and face, cuts and grazes, bites, stings, minor burns.

 

Eye problems - Optician  

Your local optician can help with eye problems - all appointments are NHS funded.

Can help with: Red eye, Sore eye, deterioration of eyesight, cataracts, eye infections, scratched eye

 

Routine Appointments – Nurse

Practice nurses run clinics and provide general nursing services. They can assess the situation and organise initial tests and investigations before an appointment with a GP.

Can help with: blood pressure checks, back pain, urine infections, cervical smears, dressings, family planning advice, immunisations, diabetes management, asthma and COPD care, heart care, support to stop smoking, health checks (for 40-70 year olds), travel health advice, removal of stitches and clips.

 

Specialist Support – GP or one of our in house team

As well as a team of GPs we can refer you to an Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner, a Wellbeing Practitioner and a Primary Care Mental Health Nurse. Call the surgery to arrange an appointment.

Can help with: Specialist treatment for patients with complex or long standing medical appointments.

 

 

Download a leaflet called 'Do I need to see a GP?'. or a poster called 'Finding Your Way' to help you remember who can help you.

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