If you need medical help fast you should ring 111 but if it’s an emergency ring 999.

Look at NHS Direct to check your symptoms online with the NHS Health and Symptons Checkers,  download the NHS health and symptom checker app and access health advice and information on NHS Choices.

The local surgeries are Lyndhurst Surgery, Church Lane, Lyndhurst, SO43 7EW. Tel: 023 8028 2689 and Forest Gate Surgery, Hazel Farm Road, Totton, SO40 8WU. Tel: 023 8066 3839.  Click here for further information about these and other local medical services.

Click here for the SCA Fenwick2 Health and Wellbeing Centre on Pikes Hill in Lyndhurst or telephone 023 8028 2862.

Click here for the Lymington New Forest Hospital in Wellworthy Road, Lymington or ring 01590 663000.

Click here for Southampton General Hospital or ring 023 8077 7222.

Keep an eye open for information about annual Lyndhurst Surgery ‘Flu Clinics which are usually in late September and October.  A one off pneumonia vaccination (65 or over or long term health conditions) is also normally offered as well as shingles vaccinations for certain age groups.