Lots of health problems can be treated just by looking after yourself.
Keep a supply of over-the-counter products, like painkillers and antiseptic.
If you are feeling unwell, drink lots of fluids and get plenty of rest.
NHS 111 is the non-emergency number. It's fast, easy and free
NHS 111 is open 24/7, 365 days a year. For D/deaf people, or people with hearing loss, call 18001 111 from your textphone.
Pharmacists can give advice and treat simple conditions saving a trip to the GP
If you don't normally pay for prescriptions, pharmacists can also supply medicine you would normally need to buy.
All Salford GP practices now allow you to book appointments online.
Ask your GP practice today about how to register for online patient services.
Don't suffer in silence
Salford has a range of help and interventions
to people with all manner of mental health
Keep A&E free for those who need it.
If you go to A&E when you don't need to, you will be turned away to the most appropriate health service for you.
Every month 800 people turn up at Salford Royal's A&E who could've been treated elsewhere.
The Salford Standard
The Salford Standard describes the level of care you should expect when you go to a GP practice in Salford.
Launched from April 2016, the aim is to make it easier to see a GP and for everyone in Salford to get the same level of service and care whichever GP practice they go to. For example, more ways to make appointments, pre-book appointments up to four weeks in advance and same day appointments based on clinical need.
Find out more by clicking here.