Trinity Medical Centre
1 Goldstone Villas, Hove, BN3 3AT
Current time is 08:12 - Sorry, we're closed
Telephone: 01273 firstname.lastname@example.org
Self Care (information and links to helpful fact sheets)
Safety- netting documents for parents:
BEFORE YOU MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
To enable us to give the best possible care to those with significant complex need, please have a read of this helpful leaflet: HELP MY GP
Many conditions can also be dealt with without seeing a doctor or needing an appointment.
HAVE YOU SPOKEN TO YOUR PHARMACIST?
Your local pharmacist can provide advice as well as treatments for minor ailments. These include:
· Mild acne
· Sore throats
· Medication reviews
· Mild eczema/dermatitis
· Emergency contraception
· Eye symptoms
· Hay fever
· Warts & verrucas
And many more
HAVE YOU TRIED SELF CARE?
Did you know that £2 billion per year of NHS money is spent with people coming to their surgery with minor ailments and 18% of GP consultations are for minor ailments that do not need to be seen by the GP?
There is a lot more self help and advice at NHS Choices
We have a variety of helpful self Care information and links which could help you to treat your illness without the need for an appointment:
· Self Care Fact Sheets http://www.selfcareforum.org/fact-sheets/
· NHS Symptom Checker https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/
Use the online NHS Choices Symptom Checker tool to check your symptoms and get advice on what to do next. It’s faster than phoning and a nurse can call you back for free if required. Click on the name above to be taken directly to the symptom checker.
· NHS Live Well Advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and well being.