Trinity Medical Centre

1 Goldstone Villas, Hove, BN3 3AT

Current time is 06:20 - Sorry, we're closed

NHS

Telephone: 01273 736030

bhccg.thetrinitymedicalcentre@nhs.net

Self Care (information and links to helpful fact sheets)

Safety- netting documents for parents:

https://what0-18.nhs.uk/professionals/gp-primary-care-staff/safety-netting-documents-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

https://www.sussexhelpmy.nhs.uk

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

·  Coughs/colds

·  Sore throats

·  Flu

·  Cystitis

·  Medication reviews

·  Rashes

·  Mild eczema/dermatitis

·  Earache

·  Emergency contraception

·  Diarrhoea

·  Eye symptoms

·  Hay fever

·  Haemorrhoids

·  Scabies

·  Worms

·  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.