For Coronavirus information including the current restrictions, any disruptions to Council services, how to book a COVID-19 test and the support available for residents and businesses visit www.stockton.gov.uk/coronavirus

Information about your health

NHS 111

NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.

Visit the NHS 111 webpage for more information.

 

NHS One You and NHS Better Health

NHS One You and Better Health provide free tips, tools and support to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

Visit the NHS One You webpage for more information.

Visit the NHS Better Health webpage for more information.

 

Public Health Resource Library

The Stockton Public Health Information Library is available to anyone who is promoting health and wellbeing within Stockton-on-Tees. The library is open Monday-Friday 9am-3pm and can be found at Redhill Family Hub, Redhill Road, Roseworth, TS19 9BX.

You can search our online Health Promotion Access Catalogue by topic and/or resource type to get a full list of relevant resources.

If you have a query about any leaflet, poster or any other resource on our catalogue please email: [email protected].

Not yet a registered user? If not already a registered user of the HPAC please register online.

Once your registration is complete you can browse the catalogue and place your orders online for upcoming health campaigns, events and activities.

 

Sun Safety

Sunburn increases your risk of skin cancer. Sunburn doesn't just happen on holiday - you can burn in the UK, even when it's cloudy.

Visit the NHS website for more information on sunscreen and sun safety.

 

Vaccination information

Vaccinations keep yourself and those around you safe from harmful diseases. This protection can stay with you throughout your life. There is a wealth of information on vaccine availability and their safety on the NHS website for vaccinations.

 

Winter health

Cold weather in the winter months can cause health problems for the elderly and/or vulnerable.

There are simple things you can do to keep warm and stay healthy in winter, including setting the correct temperature in your house, improve insulation and have a flu vaccination. Flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications.

Flu vaccinations are available at your local GP surgery, at some local pharmacies and, for pregnant women, at your midwifery service.

For more information on the flu vaccination, please visit the NHS website for flu vaccination

For more information on all issues related to winter health, please visit the NHS website for winter health.

Winter can be a particularly difficult time especially if people are worried about heating their homes. Please see our Warm Homes Healthy People page for more information. 

 

Pharmacies in Stockton-on-Tees

All pharmacies can offer free advice to support self-care for many minor health related conditions and lifestyle advice related to specific health conditions such as cardio-vascular disease or diabetes. Some pharmacies are being supported by the Public Health department  to undergo enhanced training and offer a much wider range of lifestyle advice and services, and be involved with their communities in a much more proactive way. You might already have seen the ‘Healthy Living Pharmacy’ logo or some activities in your local pharmacy.

To locate your nearest pharmacy please visit the NHS find a pharmacy page.

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