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Minor Ailment Scheme – Pharmacy First

Many patients visit their doctor suffering from “minor ailments” These are defined as short term illnesses that are self-limiting, last a short time and the patient will get better in a few days. Colds, sore throats, headaches, diarrhoea, constipation and hay fever are typical minor…

Minor Eye Conditions Services (MECS)

MECS is a free service available from accredited optometrists in Wolverhampton.  When to use MECS? MECS service is available as an alternative option to presenting at Accident & Emergency for the diagnosis and treatment of minor eye conditions. MECS can be accessed on a self-referral…

Move More

If you're not as active as you should be you are putting your health and quality of life at risk. To stay healthy or to improve health, you need to do two types of physical activity each week: aerobic and strength exercises.  Adults should aim…

NHS 111

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. 111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It's fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They…

NHS Health Check

Aged 40-74?  Have you had your FREE NHS Health Check? (It's a bit like a mid-life MOT); contact your GP practice for information on how to book your health check. Please watch the video for more information:

NHS Live Well website

The NHS Live Well website has information on over 100 topics covering all aspects of keeping healthy. Topics include the following: Alcohol Bereavement Disability Exercise Healthy eating Tiredness and fatigue Mental health Here you can find out more information about the NHS Live Well website…

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

Nicotine replacement therapy has been available for 3 decades. It has a well-recognised record of effectiveness and safety.  Many people who have used NRT to stop smoking in the past and found that it didn't work, usually find it's because not using the products correctly or…

One You Wolverhampton

We want everyone in Wolverhampton to live happy, healthy lives. There are many factors which affect our health, from the environment, such as the air we breathe or the quality of the house we live in; our lifestyle, including the food we eat and exercise…

Patient Choice

Ask your GP where you can go - its your choice. All patients in Wolverhampton have a choice of where and when to go to see a specialist, which is called Patient Choice. This is part of the NHS Constitution which states that you, as…

Pharmacist Supervised Consumption

Service Title Pharmacist supervised consumption of prescribed methadone and buprenorphine preparations. Service Description The pharmacist will supervise the consumption of methadone or buprenorphine at the point of dispensing in the pharmacy.  These medicines are used to support clients already in treatment by ensuring that the…
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