NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dental, Eye, Prescriptions & Sexual Health

Eye problems

If you have a problem with your eyes such as discomfort, redness, flashing lights, floaters or other unusual symptoms, one of the PEARS optometrists may be able to help rather than your GP. The list of practices can be found here: http://sloc.org.uk/schemes/primary-eyecare-acute-referral-scheme and open the PEARS practices link.

Emergency prescriptions

If you run out of prescription medicines, you may be able to get an emergency supply without a prescription from a pharmacist. Just call NHS 111.

Eye emergencies

An emergency eye care service is available at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital for adults only. Please call 0114 271 2495.

Opening times: 
Mon      08:00 to 16:30
Tue       08:00 to 16:30
Wed      09:00 to 16:30
Thu       08:00 to 16:30
Fri        08:00 to 16:30

Children requiring emergency eye treatment should instead be taken to the Sheffield Children’s Hospital Emergency Department which is fully equipped to deal with children with eye problems.

Urgent dental care

If you need urgent dental treatment ring NHS 111 (24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for both adults and children).

Contraception and Sexual Health

The Sheffield Contraception and Sexual Health Service (ScaSH)and Department of Genito-Urinary Medicine – GUM Clinic both offer Sexual health testing and treatment service for men and women of any age offering screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.  The clinics are open Monday - Saturday but closed on Sundays and bank holidays. Please visit their websites for opening times and to book an appointment or drop in.

Emergency contraception is available at most pharmacies. Please visit the SCaSH website for information on participating pharmacies.

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group

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