Health

This section will provide you with useful information about what health support service are available along with an easy to follow guide about making the right choice when you think you need medical help.

To register with a GP (Doctor) or NHS dentist in Cardiff ring (029) 2044 4500.

Hover over the tiles below and this easy to use guide will help you to “make the right contact” when you think you need medical help.

CHOKING, CHEST PAINS, BREATHING PROBLEMS

Visit A&E or call 999 (for silent help dial 999 and then press 55) if someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.

UNWELL, UNSURE, NEED HELP

Call NHS 111 if you urgently need medical advice or you are not sure which NHS service you need.

MINOR CUTS, SPRAINS, RASHES

Get help at an urgent treatment centre if you have a minor illness or injury and cannot wait to see your GP (Doctor)

FEELING ILL, BACK PAINS, EAR ACHES

Make an appointment with your GP (Doctor) if you are feeling unwell and it is not an emergency.

HEADACHES, TUMMY TROUBLES, COUGHS

Ask your local pharmacist for advice on common minor illnesses.

COLDS, SORE THROATS, HANGOVERS

Take care of minor ailments at home with a first aid kit and a well-stocked medicine cabinet.

The NHS provides a range of useful online information that can help you identify and access support available to you.

Information about a range of health services such as medical centres, surgeries, pharmacies and opticians in and around Cardiff can be found at Dewis Cymru.

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