Health services are currently experiencing high levels of demand. At the same time staff sickness rates are rising due to COVID-19 cases in the community.

Teams across the NHS – at GP practices, NHS 111, hospitals, mental health services, ambulance and community services – are all working incredibly hard to make sure you can receive high quality services.

The NHS is always here to help you – but people are being asked to use services wisely to make sure you can get the most appropriate support and help us to help you.

We want to make sure you get seen in the right place, at the right time by the right healthcare professional.

There are many different services to choose from. These pages will help you understand which service is best for your needs.

The good news is that many conditions can be managed well in the comfort of your own home, with the right advice and guidance.