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Sore Throat

Who do I see?

Community Pharmacy/GP/ Advanced Nurse Practitioner if it persists

Advice:

Please search for your nearest community pharmacist.

If you have a sore throat, there are a number of ways you can help yourself. Paracetamol can help with the pain, andgargling with warm, salty water may help shorten theinfection (but this isn’t recommended for children). In most cases, you only need to see your GP if your sore throat doesn’t improve after a week.

You can either book an *online appointment with the GP/ Advanced Nurse Practitioner, or alternatively please phone the reception desk on 01708 208669 to arrange your appointment.

*only if this facility is available, please refer to the this link for information about how to book your appointment.

Further information on how to treat a sore throat yourself .