Medical advice

"Health help Now" is a new web site and app designed for residents living in Uttlesford, Harlow and Epping Forest, giving detailed advice and guidance on the most common ailments and symptoms.

The tool also recommends the best place for treatment and shows which nearby services are open.

You can access the site online at Health help NOW or download it from the App Store or Google Play.

The app is broken down into different age groups - baby, child, teenager, adult and older adult - making it easier for you to find the right treatment for you. "Health help Now" also offers advice on lots of health problems - such as what to do if you accidentally run out of medication. It links to local services including pharmacies, the community and voluntary sector and social care.

Find how to get health help now on the West Essex NHS website.