Outside normal surgery hours (evenings, weekends and bank holidays) emergency cover for the practice is provided by NEMS Community Benefit Services Ltd Out of Hours service
The Out of Hours service provides medical care for patients that do not need Emergency Department Care.
It is led by a range of clinical staff such as GPs, Nurses, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Care Practitioners and is for problems which cannot wait until the next available surgery.
You will be required to provide the full information about your problem and will be expected to attend Platform One Practice (based on Station Street, Nottingham) if necessary. Advice may also be given if attending for a face to face appointment is not deemed to be required.
During out of hours you should contact the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice, but you must call 999 if the situation is life threatening.
NHS Urgent Care Centre
The NHS Urgent Care Centre at Seaton House, London Road, Nottingham NG2 4LA offers assessment and treatment for health conditions that are urgent, but not life threatening such as:
- Minor burns and scalds
- Minor head injury with no loss of consciousness
- Skin infections and animal bites
- Suspected broken bones, sprains and strains (X-ray is available on site)
- Eye infections and minor eye injuries
No appointment is needed: just drop in between 7am and 9pm 365 days a year.
Newark Urgent Care Centre
The Newark Urgent Care Centre is a minor injuries unit that treats a range of acute conditions. It is currently only operating between the hours of 9am to 10pm due to Coronavirus.
It is based at Newark Hospital, Boundary Road , Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 4DE.
Further information can be found here.
Your local pharmacy can also offer you a range of services, including advice and medicines to relieve symptoms of minor ailments
If you require medical assistance immediately, please dial 999 and request an ambulance.