When We Are Closed
When the practice is closed, a recorded message will give you the option of calling NHS 111 to speak to the Out of Hours provider for emergency treatment or advice which is commissioned by The CCG.
Dealing With An Emergency
Call 999 in an emergency.
A medical emergency is a situation in which the health of a person is at high risk of deteriorating rapidly without immediate medical attention.
For example, chest pains, increasing difficulty in breathing, impaired consciousness and any of the signs of a stroke (facial weakness, inability to lift a limb or slurred speech) constitute an emergency.
In a medical emergency you can access urgent paramedical help by calling 999.
About NHS 111
NHS 111 is a new NHS telephone number to call when you need medical help fast, but if it is a life threatening emergency, you should call 999. NHS 111 is replacing the NHS Direct 0845 46 47 service.
Calling NHS 111 will get you through to a team of trained advisers, who are supported by experienced nurses/paramedics. They will ask you questions to assess your symptoms and give you the health care advice you need or direct you to a local service that can help you best.
The NHS 111 service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
NHS Walk-in Centre
You can see an experienced nurse for treatment of minor injuries and illnesses 7 days a week, 07:00 until 22:00 at:
Peterborough City Care Centre
Telephone 01733 847100
The Johnson Hospital Minor Injuries Unit
Spalding PE11 3PB
Telehone: 01775 652000
between the hours of 08:00 am until 18:00pm, 7 days a week
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
NHS 111 Online For If You Need Urgent Care
Did you know NHS111 is now available online?
If you have an urgent care need NHS111 online can help to make sure you get the medical help you need. It may save a telephone call or a trip to the hospital. And there are healthcare professionals who will call you if needed.
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