To give me the best care

Help my A&E

NHS emergency services are there for you in emergency and life-saving situations. But many people are going to A&E with problems that are not emergencies. This makes A&E very busy and means you and other people have to wait longer for treatment.

You should go to A&E if you need immediate, emergency care and have symptoms of serious illness or injuries that could be life threatening.

If you need urgent care that is not an emergency, you can get quicker treatment closer to home. There are many services available in your local area: