Self Help Coughs, backaches, flu and other minor illnesses...

Your NHS is here for you – know where to go for medical advice

Self Care – For basic ailments such as cuts, crazes and an upset tummy
Pharmacy – Advice on ailments, medicines and healthier living
NHS 111 – Call 111 free, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year or access online
GP – Make an appointment for an illness or injury that won’t go away
999 – Life threatening emergencies only

Symptom checker: Get immediate advice

NHS 111 Online Symptom Checker

Once you have visited the symptom checker, please return to the practice website if you require further assistance.

Click the links below for immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Gloucestershire Health & Care Minor Injury and Illness Units (MIIUs) have a telephone triage system. We encourage patients who need to be seen at a MIIU to contact them on 0300 421 7777 prior to attending.

Gloucester Walk-In Centre
Eastgate House
Eastgate Street
Tel: 01452 336290
08.00 – 20.30
Lydney & District Hospital
Grove Road
Tel: 0300 421 8722
08.00 – 22.30

Full details of the MIIU arrangements and contact details can be found on the Glos Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust website.

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit Appointments.