Local Health Services


Local health services, also known as primary care services, such as your local GP, dentist or pharmacist, meet the basic health needs of the community by treating minor injuries and ailments.

Click on the relevant service provider below for information on the entitlements or service standard you can expect from each:

A doctor examines an older lady.

Serious Illness or Emergency

Otherwise, if you are very ill or the above primary care services cannot treat you satisfactorily, you may have to go to hospital.

In the event of an emergency, please go to Accident and Emergency (A&E) immediately or telephone for an ambulance to take you there.