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