Health Advice

Dental problems

If you have dental problems, please speak to your dentist. If you don't have a dentist, ring 111.

GPs and GP nurses are not trained in the assessment, diagnosis, or treatment of dental problems.

Pharmacy First

Pharmacy First is a NHS-funded scheme that allows you to seek professional help and treatment from a pharmacist without having to speak to your GP.

Pharmacists are qualified healthcare professionals who can help with a number of ailments; they can also advise you when you need to speak to your GP or nurse

In Hucknall, the scheme is available at Harts Pharmacy, for adults and childrens aged 3 months and over. It covers many different minor ailments.

If you are exempt from prescription charges, you will be able to obtain treatment for free.

Harts Pharmacy is on 106 - 110 Watnall Road, Hucknall NG15 7JW.


Nottingham Urgent Treatment Centre

If you need help with a health problem that is urgent, but not life-threatening.


This is a walk-in service, open between 7am and 9pm, 365 days a year, with no appointment needed. You can call 0115 883 8500 for directions or current waiting times. The centre focuses on helping patients face-to-face and healthcare advice cannot be given out over the telephone.


The centre offers assessment and treatment for health conditions such as:


  • Minor burns or scalds
  • Minor head injury with no loss of consciousness
  • Skin infections or animal bites
  • Suspected broken bones, sprains and strains (X-ray service available)
  • Eye infections or minor eye injuries


The centre is not appropriate for non-urgent treatment that could be treated by your GP, and routine services such as blood tests or wound dressing/suture removal


Nottingham NHS Urgent Treatment Centre is at Seaton House, City Link, Nottingham NG2 4LA


The NHS App

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It has a host of very useful options tailored for your health needs.

It now also has your "Covid vaccine certificate".

The app is owned and run by the NHS. It is safe and secure.

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