Please call NHS 111 if you need medical help when this practice is closed. The NHS 111 team has trained advisers, nurses and doctors available at all times. They can help over the phone and advise you where to go if you need to see someone. Please don’t waste time going to the wrong place – phone NHS 111 first.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, seven-days-a-week. Just call 111or go online: 111.nhs.uk
NHS 111, available by phone or online at 111.nhs.uk, is able to provide self-care advice or signpost to the most appropriate service, including a community pharmacy and urgent treatment centre (UTC).
In addtion, you can use the following Kent and Medway website for more information on healthcare options available to you - find out more, including opening hours for local pharmacies along with a map for easy reference:
The Minor Injury Unit at Gravesham Community Hospital, Gravesend, remains open for urgent minor injuries and some minor illnesses.
Further information is available on the NHS Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group website.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
In addition to weekend and bank holiday closures, there are regular academic half day training sessions for surgery staff provided by our CCG. When these take place there will be no clincal cover at the surgery and patients will be asked to call NHS 111 if they require urgent medical assistance that cannot wait until the next day. Our next half day training session is planned for Tuesday 20th September 2022.