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.