For minor ailments you do not always need to see your GP, these could be treated at home such as sore throats, cough or blocked nose.
The local Pharmacist can provide advise and over the counter medication for a number of ailments such as high temperature, diarrhoea, emergency contraception, cystitis etc.
Walk In centres can offer advice on strains, sprains, cuts, infections that can't be treated at home.
111 Service is available when you need medical help fast and its NOT an medical emergency.
For chest pain & any tightening of the chest always call 999.