Browney House Surgery, Langley Park & Croft View Surgery, Lanchester

What to do when your GP practice is closed:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life-threatening emergency.  Calls to NHS 111 are FREE from landlines and mobiles and NHS 111 is available 24/7, every day of the year.

 

Click on the below link to view the NHS 111 weblink:

 

Medical Emergency Policy for Browney House Surgery Patients:

 

In Case of Emergency -

 

In case of an ‘emergency’ or when the surgery is closed, you have the following options available to you:

 

If your problem is an emergency or life threatening, please call 999.

 

Out of hours contact number for the practice is now 111.

 

What to do when your GP practice is closed:

 

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

•If you need medical help but it’s not an emergency call 111.

 

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

 

NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life-threatening emergency.  Calls to NHS 111 are FREE from landlines and mobiles and 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.

NHS 111 Weblink 111 picture 111 poster