Choose the right NHS service over Christmas


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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