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Do you know where to go for NHS help?

Have a look at the six questions below and see which answer you think is the best way to get advice or treatment for each condition. Click on the A - E button to see if your choice is correct.

1

 

 

Diarrhoea and Vomiting. 
Began within the last six hours.

 
 

a.

Go to Walk in Centre
  b. Phone NHS Direct
  c. Phone GP or Out of Hours GP service
  d. Go to chemist for analgesic advice
  e. Go to Hospital Emergency Department

 

 

2

 

Toothache

 
 

a.

Go to Walk in Centre
  b. Phone NHS Direct
  c. Phone GP or Out of Hours GP service
  d. Go to chemist for analgesic advice
  e. Go to Hospital Emergency Department
  f. Contact Dentist

 

 

 

3

 

Lower back pain for several days

 
 

a.

Go to Walk in Centre
  b. Phone NHS Direct
  c. Phone GP or Out of Hours GP service
  d. Go to chemist for analgesic advice
  e. Go to Hospital Emergency Department

 

 

4

 

 

Recent onset headache – very severe, came on very quickly

 
 

a.

Go to Walk in Centre
  b. Phone NHS Direct
  c. Phone GP or Out of Hours GP service
  d. Go to chemist for analgesic advice
  e. Go to Hospital Emergency Department

 

 

5

 

 

Flu like symptoms including muscular pain, sore throat and runny nose

 
 

a.

Go to Walk in Centre
  b. Phone NHS Direct
  c. Phone GP or Out of Hours GP service
  d. Go to chemist for analgesic advice
  e. Go to Hospital Emergency Department

 

 

6

 

 

Sprained ankle – three weeks ago, still not getting better

 
 

a.

Go to Walk in Centre
  b. Phone NHS Direct
  c. Phone GP or Out of Hours GP service
  d. Go to chemist for analgesic advice
  e. Go to Hospital Emergency Department