Emergencies

The surgery operates an appointment system and all patients are expected to make appointments. In the case of a genuine medical emergency, where the patients health would suffer if not treated before the next surgery, a doctor may be contacted on 111. For advice only you can call NHS Direct on 0845 4647 or visit www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

In cases where immediate or hospital treatment is required, such as:

  • Crushing central chest pain with possible nausea and breathlessness
  • Following a fall where there is a possibility of a fracture, or the patient is elderly
  • Following a head injury, etc.

An emergency ambulance should be called by dialling 999 or the patient should be taken to the nearest Accident & Emergency department.