Out of Hours Emergency Care
Night and weekend duties for the surgery are covered by NEMS Community Benefits Services Ltd deputising services. If you need to contact a doctor out of surgery hours please telephone the surgery on the usual number (0115 960 6652) and your call will automatically be transferred through to NEMS.
NHS Urgent Care Centre
The Local Urgent Care Centre is based on London Road, Nottingham.
Urgent Care Centre provides access to assessment and treatment if you need help with an urgent health problem. This is a nurse-led clinic that can offer
The centre offers assessment and treatment for urgent health conditions such as:
- Minor burns or scalds
- Minor head injuries with no loss of consciousness
- Skin infections or animal bites
- Suspected broken bones, sprains and strains (X-ray facilities are available) - if you have a fracture, the Urgent Care Centre will provide appropriate treatment on site and arrange for you to have follow-up care at the fracture clinic
- Eye infections or minor eye injuries
- Open wounds or cuts that may require suturing (stitches)
The 111 service aims to provide information and advice about health, illness and health services, and to direct patients to the most appropriate care provider. The 111 service can be contacted 24 hours a day, or advice can be sought from the 111 website
Accident and Emergency
The Accident & Emergency (A&E) department is located at the Nottingham University Hospital, Queens Medical Centre Campus, Nottingham. If you have an accident/fall there is an adult department and a children’s department.
NB - there is not an A&E department at the NUH City Hospital campus
Available through 111
NHS choices is a new online service from the NHS that helps you to make the most of your health and get the best out of the NHS. It’s been developed to help you make choices about your health, from lifestyle decisions about things like smoking, drinking and exercise, through to the practical aspects of finding and using NHS services should you need them.
Pharmacy First is a scheme where selected Minor ailments are managed in the Pharmacies within Nottingham City. It’s aim is for patients with certain minor ailments to be able to use the pharmacy in the first instance, to save the patient having to make an appointment with a doctor.
The Pharmacy First scheme is aimed at patients who are exempt from prescription charges. Any medicines necessary for the treatment of selected ailments will be provided free of charge, by the Pharmacists.
At the time of uploading, pharmacists are able to provide treatment for the following indications.
- Athletes Foot
- Bacterial Conjunctivitis
- Hay fever
- Head Lice
- Insect bites and stings
- Sore Throat
- Teething Pain
- Vaginal Thrush
- Warts and verrucae.
For further information, an up-to-date ailments list and eligibility for this service, please check the Pharmacy First leaflets available in our waiting area, or on the Pharmacy First page.