Seeking medical advice
When to see a pharmacist
Pharmacists don’t just dispense medicines that doctors prescribe. Pharmacists are trained to advise on many medical conditions. They can recommend over the counter treatments and advise whether further assessment is needed by a doctor.
When to go to A;E
Sometimes it is best to go straight to your nearest hospital’s A&E department.
Which is best to use?
Only you will know how concerned you are about yourself or someone else. Make a judgement about how serious the concern is and make a call to the most appropriate number.