The NHS.UK website

Visit NHS.UK for your complete guide to conditions, symptoms and treatments, including what to do and when to get help.


Find details of pharmacies open over the bank holidays, here.

Emotional wellbeing

  • Pennine Care’s Mental Health Helpline is here for anyone requiring urgent mental health support, 0800 014 9995.
  • Bury’s Getting Help line is a confidential service for people of all ages who are experiencing difficulties with their mental wellbeing, call 0161 464 3679 (open throughout the festive season, Monday to Saturday).
  • You can text @GiveUsAShout on 85258, someone will pick up your message day or night.
  • Kooth offers free support to children and young people aged 11-18,


If you have a medical problem and you’re not sure what to do, NHS 111 online will direct you to the most appropriate health service for your needs.

Urgent eye care

The Community Urgent Eyecare Service can help you access free urgent NHS care, find out more here.

Urgent dental care

If you require urgent dental care call the Greater Manchester Urgent Dental Care Service on 0333 332 3800 (freephone).