NHS Choose Well - see the new TV advert
Choose Well this winter - here's the
new TV ad, on your screens all month...
What is Choose Well about?
Choose Well is a North West campaign - supported by NHS doctors,
nurses and other staff - that aims to ensure that people who need
advice and treatment for common complaints, get expert, fast and
Find out how Choose Well works
NHS emergency services, such as A&E and 999 are under
increasing pressure with over 177,000 more people going to A&E
in the last two years.
Choose Well facts and figures
One out of every four people who go to A&E could have either
self-treated for minor illnesses and injuries or been treated by
other local services.
Choose Well aims to:
- Promote self-care for minor illnesses and injuries, such as
coughs, colds and flu, stomach upsets, minor cuts and bruises,
backache and minor sports injuries
- Give people up-to-date information about the NHS services
available in their local area, if they do need advice from an NHS
- Reinforce the message that A&E and 999 services are for
life-threatening and serious conditions such as heart-attacks,
strokes, breathing problems and serious accidents