Tagged: winter sickness


Is it an emergency? Choose well this winter

News & events | 2 Dec 2015 | Tags: 111 999 colds conjunctivitis coughs diarrhoea emergency Emergency Department fever flu nausea NHS 111 novovirus pharmacists pharmacy sickness vomiting Wandsworth winter flu winter pressures winter sickness

A lot of people come to the Emergency Department because they do not know where else to go could get quicker and more appropriate treatment much closer to home. Read our quick guide below before you decide where to go for your treatment.


People with winter bug urged to stay away from hospital

News & events | 14 Dec 2009 | Tags: norovirus winter sickness

People suffering with the winter sickness bug Norovirus are being urged to stay away from hospital and instead contact their GP or pharmacy. Norovirus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting, is generally unpleasant but rarely serious. However, by bringing it into hospital, people could be putting vulnerable patients and healthcare workers …


People with Winter Bug urged to stay away from hospital

News & events | 9 Jan 2009 | Tags: bug norovirus virus winter sickness

People suffering with the winter sickness bug Norovirus are being urged to stay away from hospital and instead contact their GP or pharmacy. Norovirus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting, is generally unpleasant but rarely serious, but by bringing it into hospital people could be putting vulnerable patients and healthcare workers …