Only use A&E – for choking, chest pain, loss of consciousness, severe blood loss, broken bones,deep wounds, suspected stroke.
Your GP – for medical advice, examinations and prescriptions for illnesses you just can’t shake off.
Out of Hours Service 0300 123 0868
Pharmacist – for advice on common winter illnesses and the best medicines to treat them.
NHS Direct – 0845 4647 – for absolutely any health questions, around the clock and to find local services.
Self-care – for treatment of minor winter illnesses, by combining a well stocked medicine cabinet with plenty of rest.
NHS Walk-in Centre – for treatment of minor injuries. You can phone The Haywood Walk-in Centre for advice on: 01782 581112 or call in without an appointment.
Hanley GP Led Health & Wellbeing Centre – GPs and Nurse Practitioners there for health advice, health checks and treatment of illnesses and minor illnesses: 0300 123 6759