Think which service?

To help keep everyone on the right track, we have put together a guide for which local NHS service to choose from when you need help.

As pressures continue to mount on our local health and care services, knowing which service to use and when will make sure everyone in our local community gets the right help at the right time.

If more of us think about which service to use first, just like our residents did in their stories below, we’ll help free up emergency care for those who need it the most.

By simply thinking about which service to use before acting, we can help to make sure everyone in our local community gets the right help at the right time.

Remember, 999 and A&E are for emergency, life-threatening illnesses only.

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Page last updated 2 February 2023