If you are a patient, carer or member of the public who lives in Northamptonshire and are interested in supporting the work of NHS Nene CCG – why not become a member?
This would enable us to work together to develop new and improved health services for local people. Please complete our simple on-line application form here.
Introduction If you are feeling unwell but you are not sure of the best course of action to take, then our simple Choose Well guide will help you decide. 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.
Self Care - This is the best choice to treat very minor illnesses, ailments and injuries. A range of common illnesses and complaints can be treated with a well stocked medicine cabinet and plenty of rest. Click here for more information about self care
Pharmacy - Your local chemist can provide confidential, expert advice and treatment for a range of common illnesses and complaints, without having to wait for a GP appointment or go to your A&E. Click here for more information about your local Pharmacies
GP services - Your GP can help if you have an illness or injury that won’t go away. Simply make an appointment. Find your local GP using 'Find your Nearest' below. Click here for more information about your local GP Surgeries.
GP out of hours service - If it’s an emergency and you need care after hours, call your GP surgery and listen to the message which will let you know what to do.
If you urgently need a doctor out of normal hours, ring 111. The Out of Hours service is available between 6.30pm and 8am, and at weekends and bank holidays (24 hours).
Patients living in in Brackley and surrounding villages can also use Oxford Urgent Care Service on 0845 345 8995 - same hours as above.
Patients in the Oundle and Wansford area can also use the Peterborough-based Out of Hours GP service – Pedoc on 01733 293838 - same hours as above.
Walk in centres and minor injuries - There are a number of walk in centres in the area. Click here for more information.
Accident and Emergency - An emergency is a critical or life-threatening situation, and A&E departments or the 999 ambulance service should only be used in these situations. Click here for more information.
If you live in Corby click here for service information in your area.