When we are closed
Outside of normal working hours you can acess medical help by calling NHS 111
The service is open 24 hours a day 365 days of the year.
About the NHS 111 service
NHS 111 is a service that's been introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS helathcare services. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
When to use it
You should use NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation.
call 111 if
- you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency
- you think you need to go to A&E or need another NHS urgent care service
- you don't know who to call or you don't have a GP to call
- you need health information or reassurance about what to do next
for less urgent health needs, contact your GP or local pharmacist in the usual way.
For immediate, lifethreatening emergencies, continue to call 999.
In the event of a dental emergency please contact your dentist. Your doctor will not be able to treat dental emergencies effectively and will need to refer you to you own dentist or the emerency service.
There is a central telephone number for patients who are not registered with a dentist or who require emergency treatment- Tel:01276 604 604