|NHS 111 Service
NHS 111 is the free number to call when you have an urgent healthcare need. It directs you to the right local service, first time.
It is available across the whole of England making it easier for you to access urgent healthcare services when you need medical help fast.
It is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
What to do when your GP Practice is closed:
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For more information on emergency and urgent care services visit NHS Choices.
The local Pharmacy can provide expert advice on common health problems and many pharmacies have early and late opening hours. Details of your local pharmacy are available at www.nhs.uk or you can call the 111 service.
Self-Care Week is an annual nation awareness that focuses on establishing support for self-care across communities, families and generations.
One out of every five appointments account for coughs, colds and headaches which can sometimes be treated quicker and just as effectively at home using self care, advice from your pharmacist and over the counter medicines bought from pharmacies or supermarkets.
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| Combat Stress
Everyone knows that serving your country can take its toll. Combat Stress is an organisation to support Veterans suffering from mental ill-health to provide a 24 hour Helpline for the whole military community. If you are currently serving, or have served in the UK Armed Forces, you can use the Helpline. If you are a family member or carer worried about a loved one, or if you are suffering yourself, you can use it too.
If you have trouble sleeping, get flashbacks, feel depressed, get anxious sometimes, or just feel something is not quite right, don’t suffer in silence – get in touch – Free Call 0800 138 1619, text 07537 404 719, or e-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org
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