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This Bank Holiday if you are unsure where to go - call 111

From treating a cold or food poisoning to burns and sports injuries there are a host of NHS services here to help you over the weekend.

If you are unsure where to go for treatment and advice over the Bank Holiday Weekend call 111 or go to 111 online where a trained operator will advise you on the best place to go for your needs.

As we all start to get out and about more and visit friends and relatives, minor accidents will happen. London Road can treat all those minor scrapes that can happen when falling off a bike or a burn from an over enthusiastic BBQ chef.

Jim Quinn, Head of Nottingham Urgent Treatment Centre, said: If you need urgent care over the Bank Holiday but it is not life-threatening you can visit an urgent treatment centre. The treatment centre can help with many conditions such as strains, suspected broken bones, minor head injuries, bites and stings as well as minor burns, rashes and coughs and colds and emergency contraception.”

If it’s a cold you need to look after or you want some over the counter advice for a bee sting the

Community Pharmacists are open and can help treat the problem there and then. You can find opening hours for your local pharmacy over the Bank Holiday Weekend here: https://www.england.nhs.uk/midlands/nhs-england-and-nhs-improvement-midlands-work/bank-holiday-pharmacy-opening-times/

UTC continued “With restrictions easing we want to ensure the people of Nottingham know that they can visit us and we are open for them when they need it. This Bank Holiday if you are unsure of where to go for help, call 111 first or visit 111 online.”

If it is not an emergency you can use a range of service, such as:

Pharmacy

Pharmacies can offer over the counter advice and treat common illnesses such as colds, sore throats, stings and allergies. You can find opening hours for your local pharmacy over the Bank Holiday Weekend here: https://www.england.nhs.uk/midlands/nhs-england-and-nhs-improvement-midlands-work/bank-holiday-pharmacy-opening-times/

Call 111 First

Once a patients calls 111 or visits 111 online they will be navigated to the most appropriate service, first time by a trained operator. The operator will even be able to book appointments and timeslots at the most appropriate health service for your needs.

Visit the NHS Urgent Care Centre

The NHS Urgent Care Centre (next to the BBC building) is open every day from 7am-9pm. It deals with non-life threatening injuries and health problems. You don't need an appointment to attend.

Seaton House, London Road, Nottingham, NG2 4LA

Tel: 0115 883 8500

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