Choose the right NHS service over Christmas

The NHS in Norfolk has issued advice on where to find help if people fall ill or hurt themselves over the holidays.

Self care - make sure you have a well stocked medicine cabinet with painkillers and remedies for tummy upsets together with all of your usual medicines.

Pharmacies - There are pharmacies open every day, including Christmas and Boxing Days. The full list is at https://www.england.nhs.uk/mids-east/our-work/pharm-info/

Walk-in centres

Norwich Walk-in Centre is open every day, 365 days of the year between 7am and 9pm. It is in Rouen Road, Norwich, telephone 01603 677500.

Cromer Minor Injuries Unit is open 8am-8pm, in Mill Road, Cromer, telephone 01263 646200

NHS 111 – just phone 111 and you will get through to a well trained operator who can either give you the advice you need, or arrange for you to speak to a clinician. NHS 111 is also the way to ask for an out of ours doctor.

There is a great video to watch which explains everything really well. You can see it at https://www.youtube.com/embed/5pH4BCMv5Vs