At some point, most people will either witness or be involved in an accident, or experience a medical or mental health emergency
Knowing what to do can potentially save lives.
When the surgery is closed and you require urgent medical assistance which cannot wait until the surgery reopens call 111. Calls to the NHS 111 service are free from both landlines and mobiles. The NHS 111 service will aim to provide you with the best care for your situation. This could include advice on self-care, a visit to the pharmacy, a routine or next day GP appointment - or referral to an out of hours GP.
Choose the Right Service
Urgent treatment centres are a facility that you can go to if you need urgent medical attention, but its not a life-threatening situation. Urgent treatment centres are GP-led and open for at least 12 hours a day- every day of the week. You may be referred to an urgent treatment centre by NHS 111 service - or a GP. You can also just turn up and walk in. They are equipped to diagnose and treat many of the most common ailments that people go with to hospital A & E departments..