In a life threatening emergency such as sudden severe chest pain, severe breathlessness, loss of power in a limb, loss of consciousness or severe bleeding dial 999.
The surgery is equipped to treat minor injuries like small cuts and joint sprains. If the injury is more severe or may involve a broken bone then you should attend the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at the following hospitals:
County Hospital, Stafford, telephone 01785 230 104. Please note this is not a 24 hour service.
Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke on Trent, telephone 01782 715 444.
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, telephone 01902 307 999.
Also in the event of poisoning or overdose the attend A&E
If you have an urgent medical problem you can:
Telephone the Surgery
Telephone 01889 881 206 during our surgery opening times.
We will always see urgent cases the same day. When requesting an urgent appointment you must be prepared to see the first available Doctor and you may have to wait until the end of surgery to be seen. Urgent appointments are for genuine emergencies that cannot wait until the following morning. There will only be sufficient time to discuss the one urgent problem with the Doctor.
Contact NHS 111
NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
Get help online or on the telephone:
To get help from NHS 111, you can:
- go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 years and over only)
- call 111
- NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In life threatening emergencies such as chest pain and severe shortness of breath you should call 999