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Choose the right NHS Service

Choose well logo for webIf you become unwell or are injured you need to make sure you choose the right NHS service to get the best and most appropriate treatment for you. To help yourself and our NHS services visit the NHS Rotherham Choose Well website to find out what service can offer you the best help.

If you're unsure where to go, or need help assessing how urgently treatment is needed, NHS Direct is always available on 0845 4647.  

A&E is for urgent cases only

Please remember that our Accident & Emergency (A&E) department is for people with serious, life-threatening injuries or illness requiring immediate treatment.

During peak times and especially over holiday periods, A&E can be very busy so by choosing wisely you can ensure that our A&E service can give full attention to the serious emergency cases.

Patients with long standing problems or minor illnesses should seek help from other areas such as their GP, Rotherham NHS Walk in Centre, Pharmacist or NHS Direct (0845 4647).


FREE Choose Well phone App 

The NHS Yorkshire and the Humber Choose Well application provides all the information you need to find the nearest and most appropriate NHS services – helping you find the right healthcare at the touch of a button.

If you have an Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch you can download the new Choose well app FREE from iTunes – choosing the right place to go for NHS treatment will ensure that you get the right care, as soon as possible.

The app gives users the names and addresses of their nearest A&E department, GP, dentist, sexual health service or pharmacy as well as first aid and emergency advice and reminders about health appointments and medication.

The Choose Well application is a product of NHS Yorkshire and the Humber. We take no responsibility for the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of the application.



The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Rotherham Hospital
Moorgate Road
 S60 2UD 

For enquiries & info call switchboard 01709 820000 

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