Use the NHS Wisely




There are many simple health problems which can be treated safely without seeing a doctor or nurse. Many services are available direct to patients and these are often just as fast as seeing your GP. It is important that everyone makes use of these great services to ensure that local GP & A&E services are available for serious health problems

Find out more on the NHS Inform website

*** NEW ***     East Lothian council now also has a great website listing all the new services available locally.  Many of these can help you to access care directly without having to go through the GP.  Click the link below:  

Health services | East Lothian Council


Below are a list of conditions and advice on the appropriate service to use:


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