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Please call 111 for all medical advice or 999 for emergencies when the surgery is closed.

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.

NHS 111 Service

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:

  • it’s not a 999 emergency
  • you don’t think it can wait for an appointment with your GP
  • you don’t know who to call for medical help

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.

Pharmacy First

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

Diarrhoea, Hay Fever, Headlice, Indigestion/Heartburn, Insect Bites and stings, Mouth Ulcers, Sprains, Sore Throat, Teething, Vaginal Thrush.

Croydon GP Hubs

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

  • 10 minutes drive from nearest A&E department (Croydon University Hospital).
  • Car: Free & Paid Parking Available within 2 minutes walk
  • Tram: 3 minute walk from Lebanon Road Tram Stop
  • Train: 5 minutes walk from East Croydon Train Station
  • Bus: Routes 64, 119, 194, 198, 433, 466
  • Address: East Croydon Medical Centre, 59 Addiscombe Road, CR0 6SD

 
 GP HUB PURLEY

  • 12 minutes drive from nearest A&E department (Croydon University Hospital).
  • Car: Free & Paid Parking Available within 2 minutes walk
  • Train: 6 minutes walk from Purley Train Station
  • Bus: Routes 60, 166, 289, 405, 407, 412, 455 & 466
  • Address: Purley War Memorial Hospital, 856 Brighton Road, CR8 2YL

 
 GP HUB PARKWAY

  • 16 minutes drive from nearest A&E department (Princess Royal University Hospital)
  • Car: Free Parking Available outside
  • Tram: 1 minute walk from New Addington Tramlink
  • Bus: Routes 64, 130, 314, 464, 664
  • Address: Parkway Health Centre, Parkway, New Addington, CR0 0JA

 

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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