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Choose the right NHS service for you and your family this winter

We are urging people to take extra care and to access NHS services wisely during strike action by junior doctors taking place from:

  • 7am on Wednesday 3 January – 7am on Tuesday 9 January 2024

The strike is likely to have an impact on some NHS services and see some appointments disrupted. However, please attend your booked appointments unless you are told otherwise.

If you need medical help, it is important that you choose the right NHS service for you or your family’s needs, to make sure urgent care is available to those who need it most.

Make sure you have enough of any medication you need, and remember, your local pharmacist can advise on minor medical problems. You can find your nearest pharmacy at

GP practices will continue to be open as usual. Find out how to book an evening or weekend GP appointment here.

It is important that residents who need urgent medical care come forward as normal, especially when someone is seriously ill or injured, or their life is at risk.

If you have a health concern that is not life-threatening, NHS 111 online or calling 111 offers quick advice on the best option for you to get the care you need.

If it is a life-threatening emergency such as serious illness or injury, you should still call 999.

For more advice on how you can stay well this winter visit our Advice and support to stay well webpage (then click the Stay well this winter section).

If you are a parent of a young child our Help for parents webpage also provides advice on how to manage a range of common illnesses in children.