Choose Well this winter

Choose Well this winter
18 December 2012

NHS Cambridgeshire is urging all residents across the city to Choose Well this winter. Whether you've got a cold or a cut, a sore throat or a sprain, it's important you choose the right service that can help you efficiently.

Over the winter it's a good idea to make sure you have a well stocked medicine cabinet. There are lots of things you can treat at home such a hangovers, headaches, colds and sore throats.

Did you know there are local pharmacies across Cambridgeshire who can help you with colds, coughs, tummy aches and sore throats? To find one near you visit www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories

If you need to see a GP outside of these hours, you can call your usual GP practice phone number. Follow the instructions to be transferred to the out of hours service. For more information on these services visit http://www.cambridgeshire.nhs.uk/Local-services/Out-of-hours-services.htm

Did you know there are three minor injury units and a walk-in centre in Cambridgeshire which can help with sprains, cuts, sprains, minor burns, bites and stings? These are located at:

  • North Cambs Hospital, The Park, Wisbech, Cambs PE13 3AB. Tel: 01945 488 068
  • Doddington Hospital, Benwick Road, Doddington, Cambs PE15 0UG. Tel: 01354 644 243
  • Princess of Wales Hospital, Lynn Road, Ely, Cambs CB6 1DN. Tel: 01353 656 675
  • Walk-in centre is located at St Neots Health Centre, 24 Moores Walk, St Neots, PE19 1AG. Tel: 01480 219317

For expert health advice, information and reassurance you can contact NHS Direct which is open all day, every day of the year. You can call 0845 4647 or visit www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk .

For more information on NHS services close to where you live visit www.cambridgeshire.nhs.uk/choose-well.htm

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501

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