Health Help Now aims to help people in Richmond upon Thames find the right service for their health needs. It provides advice and guidance and signposts to the relevant health and care services. It is suitable for everyone to use. Under 16s should use the product in conjunction with their parents.
Health Help Now has been developed by Richmond GP Alliance (RGPA) together with North and East London Commissioning Support Unit and input from Richmond GPs and other health professionals. It lists common symptoms and offers advice and suggestions for treatment.
The Richmond General Practice Alliance is a federation of all the NHS General Practitioners in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. It is a company limited by shares and all of the member practices are share holders. It is run by a board of doctors and practice managers who all have many years of experience of work within the NHS.
By choosing the right service for your needs, you can avoid unnecessary trips to A&E.
If you require urgent treatment for symptoms which are not listed on Health help Now, please ring NHS 111.