Call 111 if you’re worried about symptoms or other health conditions that put you at a higher risk.
There are several ways you can access medical services. This depends on your healthcare needs and what services are available in your area.
You may be able to book appointments with your doctor in person, on the phone or over video.
Booking appointments online
Many GP surgeries allow you to book and cancel appointments on their website. But they may only make some appointments available online. If you need an appointment quickly or for the same day, call the surgery as soon as it opens.
Phone or video appointments
You can now have a phone or video appointment with your healthcare professional. Contact your surgery or local health service to find out if it’s an option.
Some pharmacies offer free home deliveries for medication. This may give you more control and privacy if you rely on someone else to pick up your prescriptions. You can usually manage these deliveries through the pharmacy’s website or app, such as:
Always contact your GP if you’re worried about symptoms.
Online health information
You can find a lot of health information online. But it may not be correct or accurate. For trusted health information, visit NHS or government websites and organisations or charities related to your conditions.