Unit 1, Lister House Health Centre,
Abercrombie Way, Harlow,
Essex, CM18 6YJ

Urgent Problems and Out of Hours


Life Threatening Emergencies

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.

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Injuries

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 and Emergency (A&E) Department at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, telephone 01279 827000

Also in the event of poisoning or overdose the attend A&E

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Urgent Problems

If you have an urgent medical problem you can:

Telephone the Surgery

Telephone 01279 639 791 during our surgery opening times.
If you ask to be seen as an urgent on the day appointment, the receptionist will ask you for a brief history of what the emergency is that you are attending for.
Urgent appointments are to discuss one problem only, and we are unable to guarantee that you will be able to see the clinician of your choice. You cannot request NOT to see a certain GP when you are attending as an emergency.

Contact NHS 111

Telephone NHS 111 or go online by visiting 111.nhs.uk.
Available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The online service is for people aged 5 years and over only.

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NHS 111

NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.

Get help online or on the telephone:

To get help from NHS 111, you can:

  • go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 years and over only)
  • call 111
  • NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In life threatening emergencies such as chest pain and severe shortness of breath you should call 999