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Find a service

In this section we will help you to find the health care services in Leicester that you need:

Your GP (general practitioner)

Your GP (general practitioner)

If you have an illness or injury that won’t go away that isn’t life threatening, You should always call your GP first, even if you think your surgery is closed.

Healthcare hubs

Healthcare hubs

A fourth healthcare hub is now open for patients in Leicester City who need to see a GP, but cannot get an appointment soon enough with their usual GP practice.

NHS 111

NHS 111

The NHS 111 telephone service makes it easier to access local services.

Your local pharmacy

Your local pharmacy

Your local high street pharmacy can provide confidential, expert advice and treatment for a range of common illnesses and complaints such as coughs, colds, sore throats, ear or toothaches and emergency contraception. You can also get advice on prescription medicines.

Urgent care and treatment centres

Urgent care and treatment centres

Urgent care and treatment centres are located in Leicestershire (outside of the city) and Rutland, offering a range of treatment for minor illnesses and injuries.

Self Referral Services

Self Referral Services

There are a number of support service which Leicester City patients can refer themselves to for further advice and support.

NHS choices

NHS choices

On the NHS Choices website you can search for NHS services near you, including GP practices, pharmacies and dentists.

Accessing the new Emergency Department in Leicester

Accessing the new Emergency Department in Leicester

The Leicester Royal Infirmary Emergency Department has been designed with patients in mind and to treat people who are ill or injured and need treatment quickly. There is clear signage around the building that will explain where you need to go and what you can expect.