Extended Access in Dudley
Patients in Dudley will be able to see a local GP over the Christmas Bank Holiday Period instead of going to A&E.
Choosing the right NHS service for your symptoms means you’ll get the treatment you need, in the right place at the right time.
If you need help out of hours or you are not sure on the best place to go call NHS111. Simply dialing 111 will put you through to the NHS or download the Ask NHS app here
Get your flu jab
You are eligible for the free flu vaccine if you are pregnant, are aged 65 years or over, have a long term health condition*, or are a carer. Children aged 2 or 3 years are also eligible.
It’s an important, easy way to stay well this winter.
Ask your GP, pharmacist or midwife about the free flu vaccine.
To find out more about who should get the flu jab and why click here
You can also take our flu quiz to test your knowledge.
Nasal Spray for Children
Is your child aged 2 or 3? The free flu nasal spray can protect your child
When you’ve got a minor illness you ca’t treat at home,and it isn’t an emergency, you should go to your local pharmacy for quick expert advice.
Your local pharmacist is a trained medicine expert who can offer you free, confidential advice and treatment for a wide range of conditions.
Make sure your medicine cabinet contains all of the essential items ahead of reduced opening times, bad weather or sickness.
If you take regular medication, make sure you have ordered enough medication to last through the festive period or ask your GP practice for a new prescription.
Pharmacy First Minor Ailment Scheme
All patients registered with a GP in Dudley can access the Pharmacy First Scheme
To find your nearest participating community pharmacy click here
There are a range of local NHS services to choose from and you don’t always need to see a GP or go to A&E.