NHS England will provide pharmacies with lists of sources of care and support in the area. Pharmacies will be expected to help people who ask for assistance by directing them to the most appropriate source of help.

Service Specification:

Click on the link below to download the Service Specification for Essential Service 5 – Signposting:

Signposting Service Specification

Link to PSNC Signposting page

Find Local Services on NHS UK:

Click here and search by GP, Urgent Care, Hospitals or Dentists or click the link to view a Full A-Z list.

NHS Service Finder:

NHS Service Finder is a free online search tool which provides access to information from the Directory of Services (DoS) and is not accessible by the public, but it does allow pharmacy team members and other healthcare professionals to search for service information quickly, allowing a patient to be signposted to the most appropriate service for their needs. The system includes maps and directions to the services, plus the ability to email service information directly to your patient.

PSNC Briefing 038/20: Using NHS Service Finder IT factsheet

Visit PSNC for more info and videos on how to use NHS Service Finder

MECC Link Online Signposting Tool:

Please see below a link to an excellent online signposting tool that can be used by all contractors for Lifestyle services within your locality.

This tool has been provided by The Yorkshire & Humber Public Health Network and is part of the Making Every Contact Count agenda.

Add the link to your desktop / tablets today and you will have all available signposting data available to you for all your clients should you need to signpost onto lifestyle services within your area.

New urgent treatment services available for ERoY residents from 4th April 2018:

New urgent treatment services available for ERoY

Hull & East Yorkshire Mind Services:

For information on mental health support services in Hull and East Yorkshire, and general advice and guidance around mental health call Hull and East Yorkshire Mind’s Information Line on 01482 240133 or email on

Pharmacy Blood Pressure Testing:

Find a pharmacy at

Healthy Hearts website launched to help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke for people at greatest risk:

August 2019. A new website has been launched to help improve heart health: Healthy Hearts website