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Includes information about doctors, dentists, surgeons, nurses, opticians and other health workers.

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Medical profession

Information about all health workers, including doctors, dentists, and opticians. Your rights to change your GP.

1 Find your local NHS services

A search to help you find your local GP surgeries, opticians, NHS dentists, and pharmacies.
Provided by NHS Direct Online
4 NHS dental treatment

How to find an NHS dentist, treatment available from the NHS, who is entitled to free treatment and how to make a complaint.
Provided by Adviceguide from Citizens Advice
3 NHS services and older people (PDF)

Advice about getting help when you feel unwell. Includes information about GP services and identifies services specifically aimed at older people.
Provided by Age Concern
6 Dental care and older people

Explains NHS dental care in England, paying for NHS treatment and help with NHS dental charges for those on a low income. Includes information on taking care of teeth and gums for people over 60.
Provided by Age Concern
5 Opticians (optometrist)

An optician (ophthalmic optician or optometrist) provides NHS eye care services. Explains who is entitled to free sight tests and help with paying for glasses.
Provided by Youth Access

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