When We Are Closed
For repeat medication - please make sure you contact the Practice during opening hours.
OUT OF HOURS
When the Surgery is closed call 111 when it is less urgent than a 999 call.
You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it is not a life threatening situation. (24 hrs a day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year)
Please note 111 works in conjunction with St Leonards Hospital out of hours service.
If your injury or illness is severe, or you have had a serious accident, call 999 and ask for an ambulance.
How 111 Works
111 will get you through to a team of highly trained advisers, who are supported by experienced nurses. They will ask you questions to assess your symptoms, and give you the health care advice you need or direct you to the right local service. The NHS 111 team will, where possible, book you an appointment or transfer you directly to the people you need to speak to.
If the NHS 111 advisers think you need an ambulance, they will immediately arrange for one to be sent to you.
Calls to 111 are recorded. All calls and the records they create are maintained securely, and will only be shared with others directly involved with your care.
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.