Obtain HELP When the Practice is Closed
If you have a medical incident when the surgery is closed, call 111 or 999 depending on the severity of the problem.
NHS 111 is for non-emergencies. It is there to make it easier and quicker for patients to get the right advice or treatment for their physical or mental health at a time when they need it.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To get help from NHS 111, you can:
- Go online to nhs.uk (for assessment of people aged 5 and over only).
- Call 111 for free from a landline or mobile phone. You will be connected to a highly trained advisor, supported by Healthcare Professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and direct you to the most appropriate medical care.
999 is for life threatening emergencies - Where someone is seriously ill or injured, e.g. is unconcious, has severe chest pains, has difficulty breathing, or is bleeding badly.