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BANK HOLIDAYS

The Surgery will be close for Easter Bank Holiday weekend on Friday 30th March 2018 and reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday 3rd April 2018.  If you require a Doctor urgently during this time, please ring 111.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY TEST

Would you recommend our surgery to your friends and family, please click on the Patient Survey link in "have your say" below to take part in our survey.

SHINGLES VACCINES

Patients aged 70 years old are now to be offered a shingles vaccine.  There is also a catch-up programme for patients aged 78 and 79 with the aim that within the next few years, all patients between 70 and 80 will be offered this vaccine.

ARE YOU A CARER Please see further information under clinics and services to see how we can help.

PATIENT GROUP MEETING

If you are a registered patient, would you like to be part of our Patient Group!  The practice would like to hear your views, please register your interest by clicking on the link below, or alternatively contact a member of our reception team who will be happy to help.

OUT OF HOURS

If you need a doctor urgently when the surgery is closed please contact NHS 111 or visit the walk-in/urgent care centre at University Hospital of Hartlepool

HEALTHY HEART CHECKS

If you are between the age of 40 and 74, you may be elligible for a healthy heart check.  Please ask at reception for more details.

What to do when the GP practice is closed:

 

 

 

-    If you need medical help fast but it’s not an emergency call 111

 

-    If it’s a life-threatening emergency call 999

 

 

 

NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life-threatening emergency.

 

 

 

-    Calls to 111 are FREE from landlines and mobiles

 

-    NHS 111 is available 24/7, every day of the year

 

 

 

When to call 111

 

You should call 111 when:

 

·    you think you need to go to A&E or to another NHS urgent care service

 

·    your GP surgery is closed and you need healthcare advice

 

·    you don’t know who to call for medical help.

 

 

 

When to call 999

 

Call 999 for life threatening emergencies such as:

 

·    Major accident or trauma

 

·    Severe breathlessness

 

·    Severe bleeding

 

·    Loss of consciousness

 

·    Severe chest pain.

 

  

 

Out-of-hours services are provided during the following periods when the surgery is closed: Monday to Friday from 6pm until 8am the following morning and from 6pm on Friday until 8am on Monday.

 

 

 

During normal practice opening hours, the practice remains your first point of contact for all routine requests.

 

 

 

For more information about NHS 111, please read the frequently asked questions by following the link

 

 http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/About/111FAQs  

 
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