When the phone lines are closed.
“The practice is now closed. If you are calling to change or cancel your evening or Saturday clinic appointment, please call 0208 103 4506 who will be able to help with re-arranging your appointment”.
When We Are Closed
If you require urgent medical advice outside normal surgery opening hours please contact call 111.
The person who answers your call will direct you to the services that can help you best.
Calls to 111 are free from both landlines and mobile phones.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Urgent Care Centres (UCCs)
If you have a minor injury or medical problem that is urgent but not life threatening, visit the UCC at Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup or the UCC at Erith Hospital.
The types of illnesses and injuries both UCCs can treat include, but is not limited to:
- Broken bones, sprains and strains
- Minor head injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Bites and stings
- Minor chest, neck and back injuries or pain
- Foreign objects in wounds or other parts of the body
- Infections including wounds
- Minor eye injuries
UCC, A-block, Queen Mary's Hospital
Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
UCC at Erith Hospital
Open 08:00-22:00, seven days a week.