• 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.

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