There are a variety of options open to patients in terms of seeking medical advice.
These options include
- your GP
- Practice Nurse
- your local pharmacy
- self-help information that can found on the NHS Choices website.
Further self-help information and downloadable booklets can also be found here on the very useful Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust website. The website features guidance and advice on a variety of mental health related issues such as bereavement, postnatal depression as well as sleeping problems and many more.
Please use the service that is most appropriate for your needs. For minor ailments, pharmacists can often help with over the counter medication or treatments.