Many common aches and pains can be simply treated at home without the need to consult a doctor.
General advice on the treatment of many common minor illness and accidents can be found by on our "useful resources" pages.
In an emergency it may not always be appropriate to attend Accident and Emergency. Your condition could be treated at the Minor Injuries departments based at Uckfield Community Hospital and Crowborough War Memorial Hospital (details below)
Uckfield Community Hospital 01825 769999 open 8.00am - 8.00pm
Crowborough War Memorial Hospital 01892 603602 open 8.00am - 8.00pm
For those with access to the internet good interactive and structured advice can be accessed via NHS on www.nhs.uk. Further reliable sources of health information are found at www.bbc.co.uk/health and www.patient.co.uk