Out of Hours
When the surgery is closed call the usual number (0208 684 1172) and a recorded message will tell you how to contact the doctor on call. Please only telephone if you consider the problem urgent and really cannot wait for surgery to re-open.
The nearest Accident and Emergency department is at Croydon University Hospital. If an ambulance is needed dial 999.
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Emergencies at weekends, bank holidays and out of normal surgery hours:
If you need to contact a GP outside surgery hours (6.30pm – 8.00am Monday to Friday) please dial 111 and your call will be assessed and directed to the most appropriate service. Please note all calls are recorded.
There are also the following services in the local area:
Minor Injuries Unit - New Addington
Parkway Health Centre, New Addington CR0 0JA
Tel: 0208 251 7225
This unit deals with minor injuries and is open 2.00pm – 8pm seven days a week
Croydon GP-led Health Centre
Impact House, 2 Edrige Road, Croydon CR9 1PJ
Tel: 020 3040 0800
This clinic is GP led supported by nurses. (Open 8.00am - 8.00pm seven days a week)
Minor Injuries Unit - Purley
Purley Memorial Hospital, 856 Brighton Road, Purley CR8 2YL
Tel: 020 8401 3238
Opening Times: 2.00pm - 8.00pm seven days a week
For patients who have a minor injury.
If you are suffering from any minor ailments, you can visit your local pharmacy for NHS treatment. They will give you the appropriate advice and medication If required. Some minor ailments include
Diarrhoea, Hay Fever, Headlice, Indigestion/Heartburn, Insect Bites and stings, Mouth Ulcers, Sprains, Sore Throat, Teething, Vaginal Thrush.
Mental Health Crisis Line
A 24-hour Mental Health Crisis Line, run by community psychiatric nurses, is provided by South London & Maudsley NHS Trust.
Tel: 0800 731 2864
Access to Emergency Dentistry
If you have an urgent Dental problem telephone 111
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND A & E UNLESS IT IS A REAL EMERGENCY.
CALL 111 FOR ADVICE INSTEAD.