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Which service to choose?

Sometimes it's confusing where to go for treatment when you are unwell, you just want to know the best way to get better as soon as possible. Below shows some useful services depending on your illness


Pharmacy First

Seeing your local pharmacist may save you a trip to the GP. They can help with the following: 

Hayfever

Head Lice

Sore Throat

Teething Pain

Insect Bites/Stings

Toothache

Warts and Veruccae

Fever

Conjunctiviits

Earache

Constipation

Vaginal Thrush

Temperature

Athlete's Foot

Diarrhoea

Threadworm

Haemorrhoids


Self-care advice: Sign Posting Health 


Stop Smoking

Stub it! New stop smoking service available through GP+. Contact your GP Surgery reception team to book

Physio & Occupational Therapy (Over 18s only)

New joint/back pain: 0115 883 8320 OR for initial assessment ask your GP Surgery for an appointment at GP+

Podiatry (Foot Care) 

Complete self-referral form (available at reception or at www.signpostinghealth.com)

Self-Harm or Suicidal

Samaritans - 0115 941 1111

www.samaritans.org

In an emergency call 111 or 999

Counselling & Psychotherapy

Let's talk Well-Being 0115 956 0888

Insight 0300 555 5582

Trent PTS 0115 896 3160

Bereavement 0115 924 4404

Counselling for Young People (aged 13-19)

Base 51 Support/ counselling

0115 952 5040 

Medication Reviews

For an annual review of your prescribed medicines, ask your GP Surgery for an appointment with a Clinical Pharmacist at GP+

Sexual Health Service (inc. STIs)

Call GUM Clinc

0115 962 7627

Drug Problems

Alcohol Problems

Nottingham Recovery Network 0800 066 5362 or drop in

Midwife

Visit www.signpostinghealth.com to find contact details for your nearest midwifery service

Child & Family Support

Parenting support, activities, behavioural problems and more

0115 876 4800

Health Visitors

Support with children ages 0-5

0115 883 8900

Social Care (Adults) 

Assessments for help, equipment and more

0300 131 0300

Learning Disabilities

Support for patients ages 14+ with learning disabilities

0115 883 4859

Macmillan Cancer support

For anyone affected by cancer

0808 808 0000

Or drop in at QMC/City Hospital



 
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