HOW TO GET MEDICAL TREATMENT OUT OF HOURS

 

What happens when you need to contact a doctor urgently and your surgery is closed?

 

NHS 111 Out of Hours Medical Service – Tel: 111

NHS 111 provides urgent medical help or advice to patients between the hours of 18:30 and 08:00, Monday to Friday and at weekends and on Bank Holidays. You may be asked to attend a local centre to see the GP.

 

If your medical condition is not urgent, you should:

    nearest is Mendip Country Practice at Coleford

 

If your medical condition is critical you should call 999 and ask for an ambulance

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For further information, please ask at your GP surgery reception for a copy of the Somerset Out of Hours Medical Service leaflet.