There are lots of ways you can get help when you're not well, from your doctor to a local walk-in centre and your pharmacy or by calling NHS 111.
Our information guide will help you understand what each of these services offer, how to find them and the best ways to get the treatment you may need.
Our factsheet takes a more detailed look at NHS primary care services – the ones you would approach when you first have a health problem.
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This factsheet explains the situation in England. Readers in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland should contact their respective Age UK organisation for information specific to where they live.
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