Health Help Now is for everyone who lives, works and studies in, or visits, Kent and Medway.Developed by the NHS in Kent and Medway, Health Help Now aims to help people find the right service for their health needs, especially when they don’t know where to go or who to contact.
It can be confusing to know which health service to use. Health Help Now lists common symptoms and offers suggestions for treatment, with the one which works best for most people listed first. Tailored by age group, Health Help Now then links through to local services, and shows whether they are open or closed, their location and directions.
It contains names, addresses, telephone numbers and opening hours of a wide variety of services, including every GP practice, pharmacy, optician, dentist and minor injuries unit in Kent and Medway. It also includes details of a number of useful websites and helplines for a variety of problems.
Health Help Now is designed for people in:
• Ashford• Canterbury, Whitstable, Faversham, Herne Bay and Sandwich• Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley• Dover, Deal, Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh• Maidstone and Malling, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells• Medway• Sittingbourne and Sheppey• Thanet