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Information on your local NHS services

 

  • Same day help for your poorly child

If your child has become unwell in the last few days and you would like urgent advice then please contact the surgery and we will arrange for a clinician to speak to you and if necessary to see your child, today – this could save you an unnecessary trip to A+E or a Walk-in Centre.

 

  • A&E or 999 – for health emergencies

Use the 999 service for serious health emergencies which include:

a major accident
broken bones
breathing problems
severe chest pains
unconsciousness
suspected stroke
severe blood loss

  • For minor problems during normal surgery hours contact the surgery for advice. 

Walk-in Centres and Minor Injury Units for treatment of minor
illnesses or injuries without an appointment.

Walk-In Centre -  Station Approach, Hastings TN34 1BA

 

  •  111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life-threatening emergency.

–    Calls to 111 are FREE from landlines and mobiles

–    NHS 111 is available 24/7, every day of the year

 You should call 111 when:

you think you need to go to A&E or to another NHS urgent care service
your GP surgery is closed and you need healthcare advice
you don’t know who to call for medical help.

 

  • NHS Choices – is the online ‘front door’ to the NHS. It is the country’s biggest health website and gives all the information you need to make choices about your health. Visit NHS Choices at www.nhs.uk

 

  • Local pharmacies provides expert advice on common health problems and many pharmacies have early and late opening hours.

 

  • Self care

Minor ailments such as hangovers, upset stomachs, headaches and sore throats can be treated at home with a well stocked medicine cabinet

 

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