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Choose the right NHS service for you and your family

Hospitals in London are extremely busy. We are urging people to take extra care and to access NHS services wisely.

Our teams are working hard to ensure patients are treated as quickly as possible but wait times are high and you may be seen quicker elsewhere.

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.

Your local pharmacist can advise on minor medical problems. You can find your nearest pharmacy at NHS.uk.

Evening and weekend GP appointments are available seven days a week at GP hubs across North Central London’s five boroughs: Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington. Find out how to book an evening or weekend GP appointment here.

Residents who need urgent medical care must 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 a serious illness or injury, you should still call 999.