What to do when the GP practice is closed:
If you need medical help fast but it’s not an emergency call 111
If it’s a life-threatening emergency call 999
NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life-threatening emergency.
Calls to 111 are FREE from landlines and mobiles
NHS 111 is available 24/7, every day of the year
You can also access help online for your symptoms at https://111.nhs.uk/
When to call 111
You should call 111 when:
You think you need to go to A&E or to another NHS urgent care service
Your GP surgery is closed and you need healthcare advice
Your GP as instructed you too if it has reached full capacity
You don’t know who to call for medical help.
When to call 999
Call 999 for life threatening emergencies such as:
Major accident or trauma
Loss of consciousness
Severe chest pain
Out-of-hours services are provided during the following periods when the surgery is closed: 6pm - 8am.
During normal practice opening hours, the practice remains your first point of contact for all routine requests.