HEALTH ADVICE

MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

Please see the list of medical emergencies which warrent an immediate ambulance as well as guidance for parents on spotting signs of sepsis

WHEN TO CALL 999

Examples of medical emergencies include (but are not limited to):

  • Cardiac arrest/ collapse/ unconsciousness
  • Chest pain / heart attack
  • Convulsions / fitting
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Traumatic / serious injury
  • Severe burns / scalds
  • Choking
  • Drowning
  • Severe allergic reactions

SUSPECTED SEPSIS

Click here if you are concerned about your child's symptoms. This will help you identify amber and red flag symptoms of sepsis and advise on the immediate action you should take.

SpottingSepsisLeaflet.pdf

NHS 111 ONLINE

The fastest and most convenient way to get reliable advice on all health related matters. CLICK HERE

NHS 111 ONLINE

111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally. 

Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:

  • Treat yourself at home
  • Go to a Primary Care Centre

If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.

Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.

ADVICE ON COMMON HEALTH CONDITIONS:

For more information, helpful websites and links on a range of specific health conditions, click on the relevant heading

STAYING HEALTHY

Websites, tips, tools and apps on healthy living and weight management

HEALTHY LIVING

 

Advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing.

Click HERE