When the surgery is closed .
Please call 111 for all medical advice or 999 for emergencies.
Please only telephone if you consider the problem urgent and really cannot wait for surgery to re-open.
The nearest Accident and Emergency department is at Croydon University Hospital. If an ambulance is needed dial 999.
If you are Croydon resident and are unable to get an urgent appointment at your GP surgery you can call NHS 111 for an assessment of your problem. If you then need to see a GP NHS 111 can book an appointment for you to be seen at one of the three new GP Hubs in Croydon which are open 8:00 am to 8:00pm 7 days a week 365 days a year. You can also be seen at a GP Hub without an appointment but may have to wait.
111 is free, easy to remember the number to call when you need help or advice urgently when it’s not a life-threatening situation.
When should you use NHS 111?
People should use the NHS 111 service if they need help or advice urgently when it’s not a life-threatening situation.
You should call 111 if:
For less urgent health needs, you should still contact your GP or dentist in the usual way. For immediate, life-threatening emergencies, patients should dial 999.
Did you know?
If you are suffering from any minor ailments, you can visit your local pharmacy for NHS treatment.
They will give you the appropriate advice and medication If required.
Some minor ailments include
People who live or work in Croydon have access to a wide range of urgent care services including booked appointments within three GP Hubs from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, if you require medical assistance that cannot wait for you to see your own GP.
To access a Croydon GP Hub, call 111. Find out more on www.croydongphub.co.uk, locations and travel information for the hubs are mentioned below. GP HUB CENTRAL CROYDON
GP HUB PURLEY
GP HUB PARKWAY
Mental Health Crisis Line
A 24-hour Mental Health Crisis Line, run by community psychiatric nurses, is provided by South London & Maudsley NHS Trust.
Tel: 0800 731 2864
Access to Emergency Dentistry
If you have an urgent Dental problem telephone 111
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND A & E UNLESS IT IS A REAL EMERGENCY.
CALL 111 FOR ADVICE INSTEAD.
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