Do I need an appointment?
Many thinks improve by themselves, or with the right advice.
NHS Choices has a great 'Health A-Z' section, giving advice on managing a large range of conditions.
The following videos have been created by the Vale of York Self-care Steering Group to provide information about self care.
Medicine Cabinet essentials
Treating cold and flu
Treating sore throats
Treating ear infections
Treating back pain
Treating musculoskeletal pain
Managing anxiety and low mood
Your GP won't usually prescribe medicine that can be bought over-the-counter for minor health Concerns. You can always get the advice and medicines you need from your local pharmacy without an appointment. Further information can be found on the following link NHS Prescription Changes information
Minor Injury Unit, Selby Hospital
The Minor Injury Unit (MIU) is a drop in service for the assessment and treatment of minor injuries.
The MIU can treat:
Sprains, strains, broken bones, wound infections, minor burns and scalds, minor head injuries, insect and animal bites, minor eye injuries, injuries to the back, shoulder and chest.