In a life-threatening emergency such as sudden severe chest pain, severe breathlessness, loss of power in a limb, loss of consciousness or severe bleeding dial 999.
The surgery is equipped to treat minor injuries like small cuts and joint sprains. If the injury is more severe or may involve a broken bone then you should attend the Accident & Emergency (A&E) Department at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Telephone 01279 827000
Also in the event of poisoning or overdose the attend A&E
We have daily appointments for urgent problems which need to be dealt with on the same day. These appointments are for single problems only.
All requests for urgent appointments are given priority and are subject to initial telephone triage by a GP. Our phone lines are open from 8am - 9am for 'urgent' appointments only. We would respectfully ask that patients request 'routine' appointments from 9.00am onwards.
If a genuine 'emergency' arises at any time during our opening hours, you are free to contact the surgery for further advice.
If you require urgent medical assistance out of surgery hours please contact NHS111. To get help from NHS111, you can:
- call 111
- go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 and over only)
NHS111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Calls to this service are free from both landlines and mobiles.
Please only visit the A&E department if it is an emergency.