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DURING THE   MONTH OF

 July 2017

  159

PATIENTS DID NOT ATTEND

FOR THEIR APPOINTMENT

THIS IS EQUIVALENT TO 26 HRS

GP & NURSE TIME WASTED

IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND

 

FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT

PLEASE LET US KNOW

SOMEONE ELSE MAY NEED IT!

						

NHS SERVICES EXPLAINED



SELF-CARE

Hangover                                                                          Take care of yourself .

Grazed knee                                                       Keep a well stocked

                                                                       medicine cabinet.

 

                                                                      

 

PHARMACIST (CHEMIST)

                                                                 Go to nearest Pharmacy

                                                                 Pharmacists are highly trained

                                                                 healthcare professionals and can

                                                                 give you advice on illnesses and

For minor ailments (see below)                    medicine you need to treat them .

 

             

 

Athletes foot

Hay fever

Nappy rash

Blocked nose

Headache

Sore throat

Cold sores

Head lice

Sprain; strain or muscle   pain

Constipation

Heartburn and Indigestion

Temperatures

Cough

Insect bite and sting     

Threadworms

Diarrhoea

Minor skin conditions

Thrush

Earache

Mouth ulcers

 

                                                                   

                                                                       

 

GP (DOCTOR)                                                                                                 

Being sick                                             Call your GP :

Ear pain                                               Your local GP surgery will provide

Stomach bugs                                       a wealth of services; advice ,

Backache                                              assessment, prescriptions                      

                                                            examinations and much more .

 

                                                                                                    

 

NHS WALK-IN-CENTRE OR MINOR INJURIES UNIT

Cuts                                                  Go to the nearest walk-in-centre

Strains                                               Or minor injuries unit :

Rashes                                              Located throughout the region  

Sprains                                              they assess and treat minor

                                                         injuries and illnesses .   

The Nearest Walk In Centre is,

Park Community Practice, Horne Street Medical Centre,                            

Hanson Lane, Halifax HX1 5UA      01422 399858

Opening times    

Weekends          8am till 8pm 

Bank Holidays    8am till 8pm 

                                                                                                   

                                                                        

                            

 

NHS 111

Unexpected Sickness                                Ring  111 free including mobiles

Severe Pain                                             When it’s not a 999 Emergency  

Worsening Health Condition                      But you need medical help fast .

Unwell                                                   24 hours a day.

Unsure                                                    Via text phone call 18001   111                         

Confused                                                www.nhs.uk/111

Need Help 

You think you need to go to A&E or another NHS urgent care service.

You don't know who to call for medical help or don’t have a GP to call.

You require health information or reassurance about what to do next.

For immediate, life-threatening emergencies, continue to call 999           

 

 

                                                  

A&E OR 999

Choking                                          Go to A&E or ring 999

Chest pain                                       Accident and Emergency

Severe bleeding                               Departments provide immediate

head injury/blacking out                   Emergency care in very serious                      

Overdose                                        Or life-threatening situations .

Suspected broken bone  

In an emergency you should go directly to your local A&E department/dial 999

Generally you should treat the situation as an emergency if:

·  The person has stopped breathing or their heart has stopped.

·  The person is experiencing severe chest pain or is having trouble  breathing.

·  There is severe bleeding from any part of the body.

·  The person is, or has been unconscious.

·  There has been a serious head injury.

·  The person has a severe burn/scald.

·  The person has a severe allergic reaction.

·  The person has a numbness or weakness down one side/ or has problems    understanding what you are saying.

·  There is suspected broken bone or dislocation.

·  The person is experiencing severe stomach ache that cannot be treated by  over-the-counter remedies.

·  The person has overdosed or poisoned themselves.

 

 

        

 
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