Out of Hours
For urgent advice and treatment when our practice is closed, please call 111 for NHS 111.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
When to use it
You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation.
Call 111 if:
- you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency
- you think you need to go to A&E or need another NHS urgent care service
- you don't know who to call or you don't have a GP to call
- you need health information or reassurance about what to do next
For less urgent health needs, contact your GP or local pharmacist in the usual way.
For immediate, life-threatening emergencies, continue to call 999.
NHS Walk-in Centres
These are GP / Nurse led drop in services which are usually open 365 days a year. Your nearest Walk-in Centres are;
Nottingham - Opening hours are Monday to Sunday 7am to 9pm, including Bank Holidays.
The Nottingham NHS Walk-In Centre is on London Road next to the BBC on a business park, You can call them on 0115 883 8500 for their exact location, current waiting times or to make an appointment for certain services. http://www.nhs.uk/Services/Trusts/PctServices/Service/DefaultView.aspx?id=5821
Urgent Care Centres
Newark Hospital, Boundary Road, Newark, NG24 4DE
Urgent treatment centres are a facility you can go to if you need urgent medical attention, but it's not a life-threatening situation. ... You may be referred to an urgent treatment centre by NHS 111 or by a GP.
Conditions that can be treated at an urgent treatment centre include:
- sprains and strains
- suspected broken limbs
- minor head injuries
- cuts and grazes
- bites and stings
- minor scalds and burns
- ear and throat infections
- skin infections and rashes
- eye problems
- coughs and colds
- feverish illness in adults
- feverish illness in children
- abdominal pain
- vomiting and diarrhoea
- emergency contraception
Accident and Emergency
These are for more serious problems such as chest pain, suspected stroke or sepsis or other conditions where you may need admission or assessment by speciality teams rather than just the A&E team. If in doubt as to where to go NHS 111 will provide advice. Nearest hospitals are:
- King's Mill Hospital, Mansfield Rd, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 4JL
- Bassetlaw Hospital, Blyth Road, Nottinghamshire, S81 0BD
- Lincoln County Hospital, Greetwell Rd, Lincoln LN2 5QY
- Nottingham University Hospitals QMC Campus, Derby Road, Nottingham, NG7 2UH