If you need urgent medical advice during surgery hours, please phone the surgery on 01384 273275.
Please be prepared to give some information to the receptionist.
If you need to see a doctor urgently when the surgery is closed please phone the out-of-hours service on 111. They will pass a message to the doctor on duty who may phone you to assess your problem.
You might be asked to attend the out-of-hours clinic, or receive a home visit.
NHS 111 offers free expert health information and advice 24 hours a day. It can advise you whether you need to go to the nearest A&E (accident and emergency) or if there is an alternative such as visiting an NHS Urgent Care Centre (address below).
For the deaf and those hard of hearing, a telephone service is available on 0845 606 4647. Whatever the day or time, if you or someone else experiences severe chest pain, loss of blood or suspected broken bones, go to your nearest accident and emergency department or call 999.
The Urgent Care Centre
Russell’s Hall Hospital
Tel: 01384 456111 (Main Switchboard)