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Newsletter January 2016

We are introducing a new initiative to help people find the most appropriate source of help when they book an appointment. Please see our 'Care Navigation' page on the appointments link for more details.

All our appointments are pre-bookable appointments so please do not arrive at the Surgery expecting to be seen straight away.

If you feel you need to be seen urgently and you can’t wait until the next bookable appointment then you can request a ring back from the Duty Doctor for advice.

Other services are available at:

Self-care

A lot of illnesses or symptoms, such as coughs, colds, sore throats, upset stomachs and aches and pains can be treated in your home by using a well-stocked medicine cabinet and getting plenty of rest.

 

Help with mental health emergencies

Need Help in a Crisis?

The Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust provide mental health and social care information here. https://shsc.nhs.uk/need-help/need-help-in-a-crisis/

The Sheffield Mental Health Guide https://www.sheffieldmentalhealth.co.uk/has a lot of resources and information for crisis

Call 0808 801 0440 to speak to someone on the Mental Health crisis helpline

In the event of an emergency situation or if you or someone else is in immediate risk of serious harm or injury, contact the Emergency Services by dialling 999 and stating which service you require, or visit the Accident & Emergency department at the Northern General Hospital.

If you are suicidal and want to talk in confidence, The Samaritans can be contacted on (0114) 2767277 or 08457 909090, or you can email jo@samaritans.org. There's also a list of local suicide support services here. https://www.sheffieldccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/preventing-suicide.htm

More helplines can be found here. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

NHS 111

NHS 111 is a free to call service which will help you when you need to access medical and dental help fast but it is not an emergency. You can also access 111 online here. https://111.nhs.uk/

It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you access local urgent health care services. Call 111 free from a landline or mobile.

Click here to find out more about 111. https://www.sheffieldccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/nhs-111.htm

Pharmacist (Chemist)

Your local pharmacist is a highly trained healthcare professional, and can give you advice on common illnesses and the medicines you need to treat them.

Most now have a quiet area where you can speak to the pharmacist more privately and many are open during the evenings and weekends.

Find out more about what pharmacists can help with here. https://www.sheffieldccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/pharmacy-first.htm

 

Other NHS Walk-in Services

Walk-in services treat minor illnesses and injuries that do not need a visit to A&E. You do not need an appointment and will be seen by an experienced nurse or doctor.

Sheffield NHS Walk-in Centre (adults and children) for minor illnesses and ailments. 75 Broad Lane, Sheffield S1 3PB Open 8am - 10pm

Telephone: 0114 241 2700

Open 8am - 10pm, 365 days a year.

Sheffield NHS Minor Injuries Unit (adults 16+ only) for less serious injuries, such as sprains, cuts and grazes. Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF Tel: 0114 271 2071 Open 8am - 8pm every day.

 

Emergency eye care service (adults 16+ only) for eye injuries and emergencies. Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF Available 8am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday Children under 16 needing emergency eye treatment should be taken to the Sheffield Children's Hospital Emergency Department.

 

To find out more about what the Walk-in Services can help with, click here. https://www.sheffieldccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/walk-in-centres.htm

 

Urgent dental care

Phone 111 for urgent dental care

Available 24/7, 365 days a year.

A&E or 999

Accident and emergency departments and the 999 ambulance service are to be used in a serious or life-threatening situation. A&E provides immediate emergency care for people who show the symptoms of serious illness or are badly injured. If you telephone 999 the telephone advisor may send a response vehicle to your location.

Emergency services are very busy. They should only be used in very serious or life-threatening situations. In Sheffield there is an A&E for adults only (age 16+) at the Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, S5 7AU, and a separate A&E for children (under 16 years) at Sheffield Children's Hospital, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TH.

More information on what to do in an emergency can be found here. https://www.sheffieldccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/what-to-do-in-an-emergency.htm

 
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