Spring health services

When someone is ill, making sure you know all the healthcare options available to you will help you to get the treatment you need as quickly as possible. Please be patient and help us help you by using the right service for your health needs. Call NHS 111 if you are unsure where to go.

Don’t forget, you can book appointments to see the right person for your needs and manage your health using the Rotherham Health app. Download the app now:

Pharmacy

Pharmacists (Chemists) can help with everything from sprains to hayfever and stop smoking advice to stomach upsets, your local pharmacist is an expert in medicines and can give health advice without an appointment. Pharmacists can also help you decide whether you need to see a health professional. They can help you consider the alternatives next time you are thinking of making a doctor’s appointment.

There are pharmacies across the Rotherham area open seven days a week. 47 pharmacies are open over the weekend.

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NHS 111

NHS 111 is the free NHS non-emergency number which you can call if you urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation, you don’t have a GP, or you need general health advice or information. You will speak to an adviser who will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and direct you to the best medical care for you.

NHS 111 can help if you have a medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.

  • Call 111 or get help online at 111.nhs.uk – for people aged 5 and over only.
  • NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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PhysioFirst

  • Daily telephone triage appointments
  • Minimum of two clinics daily

You can book a physiotherapy appointment on the Rotherham Health App or directly with your GP practice.

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Extended access appointments

  • Saturday 8am–12noon – GP, ANP and pharmacist
    Telephone appointments at Dinnington, Magna and Broom Lane
  • Sunday 8am–12 noon – GP and ANP
    Telephone appointments only

You can book a physiotherapy appointment on the Rotherham Health App or directly with your GP practice.

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GP Services

GP practices deal with a whole range of health problems. They also provide health education, offer advice on smoking and diet, run clinics, give vaccinations and carry out simple surgical operations.

GPs usually work in practices as part of a team, which includes advanced nurse practitioners, nurses, healthcare assistants, practice managers, receptionists and other staff such as pharmacists and physiotherapists. Practices also work closely with other healthcare professionals, such as health visitors, midwives, mental health services and social care services.

You can book an appointment on the Rotherham Health App or directly with your GP practice.

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Rotherham Health App

  • Manage medications
  • Access your medical records
  • Symptom checker
  • Lifestyle and self-help guides
  • Direct appointment booking
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Crisis Line – 0800 652 9571

Rotherham’s dedicated 24/7 crisis helpline supporting those who need urgent mental health help.

Calls are free to this number

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RotherHive

RotherHive provides a range of verified practical mental health and wellbeing information, support and advice for adults in Rotherham.

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Mental Health

Worried, anxious or stressed?

 One in four of us will experience a mental health issue every year. Depression can occur at any age during adulthood. Everybody has mental health and we need to take care of it so that we can think, feel and react in ways that we need and want in our lives.

 There is support available for Rotherham residents coping with: Anxiety, Depression, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Social anxiety, Stress, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Panic disorders and Phobias.

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