NHS Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has launched an animated, musical campaign to help combat inappropriate Accident and Emergency (A&E) attendances in the district.
The video is part of a campaign which will be promoted widely throughout December. This is usually when seasonal pressures on NHS services are at their most severe. A&E departments typically face a much-increased demand over the Christmas and New Year period.
Evidence suggests that one in four A&E patients could care for themselves, or get treatment from an alternative service such as a pharmacy, out-of-hours GP, walk-in centre or NHS 111.