NHS 111

For urgent advice and treatment when our practice is closed, or if you don’t know who to call for medical help or you need health information or reassurance about what to do next please call 111.

The number is free to call and is a fast and easy way for people to get the right help, whatever their health needs and whatever the time of day or night.

 A&E / 999

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 or call 112 (the new European-wide emergency number) or 999.

Accident and emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and provide immediate emergency care for people who show the symptoms of serious illness or are badly injured.

Please do not attend A&E for minor illnesses or minor injuries which can be treated somewhere else such as the surgery (or the Out-of-Hours doctors when we are closed), a minor injuries unit or a walk-in centre. Some can be treated by your local pharmacist or even by yourself with basic self-care, first aid and advice. If you don’t know what to do or who to contact please call 111.