When We Are Closed
For urgent advice and treatment when our practice is closed, call The Out Of Hours Service on 0300 123 50 60.
Other local NHS services
- Call NHS Direct on 0845 4647 – for free expert NHS health advice and information 24 hours a day (calls charged at local rates). Or log onto www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
- In addition, the NHS Direct self-help guide ‘Not feeling well?’ is available at the back of all new Thomson Local telephone directories, distributed in England from April 2004.
- Your local pharmacist will be able to give you free health advice and you don’t need an appointment. Many pharmacies operate extended hours on a rota basis. For details call NHS Direct on 0845 4647.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.