General Advice

General Health Advice using eConsult

I want General Advice

We recognise that sometimes you don’t need to see a GP but may want some general health advice.  We offer several options:

  • Request General Advice using eConsult – Please be patient if you have sent in a non-urgent or routine request. We will contact you as soon as possible.
  • Go to a pharmacy for advice and treatment for minor conditions that do not need a prescription. For more about services you can get from a pharmacist please follow this link to how your pharmacy can help>>
  • Other online health services such as the NHS Health  A-Z ( can offer a point of reference to check out conditions, symptoms and treatments, including what to do and when to get help. 

Visit for urgent medical advice for people aged 5 and over only.

Call NHS 111 if you have an urgent medical problem, but you're not sure what to do.

Also please visit our Stay Well This Winter webpage for more information on what you can do to keep you and your family