Self help and advice

Self care advice and links to helpful resources.

Coughs and common cold symptoms

If you have a cough or cold symptoms, speaking to a pharmacist is often the best place to start. NHS pharmacies A pharmacist can help if you have a cough ... [continue] Coughs and common cold symptoms

Dental problems

The surgery cannot help with problems with your teeth and gums. We recommend seeing a dentist instead. GPs cannot provide dental care Contact your dentist or use the service below ... [continue] Dental problems

Eye problems

If you are having problems with your eyes, visiting an optician is often the best place to start. NHS optician services Opticians are open for routine treatments including: Treatment may ... [continue] Eye problems

Find NHS services near you

Are you looking for a local dentist, optician, or a pharmacy? Find an NHS service by entering your postcode in the NHS service locator.

Find your NHS number

Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456. It is on any letter you receive from the NHS. You do not need to know your NHS ... [continue] Find your NHS number


The NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone, tablet or computer. You can use the NHS App to: get ... [continue] NHS App

NHS Health A to Z

Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z.

NHS Live Well

Use NHS Live Well for information and advice on healthy living.

NHS video library

The NHS YouTube channel can help you make choices about your health. There are videos on lifestyle decisions about smoking, drinking and exercise. You can also see how to find ... [continue] NHS video library

Date published: 20th September, 2023
Date last updated: 22nd December, 2023