Please telephone 111 if the surgery is closed. If the emergency is life-threatening, such as a suspected heart attack, dial 999 as well.
Information can be found on the Internet on www.nhs.uk
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
The nearest Accident and Emergency department is at Croydon University Hospital. If an ambulance is needed dial 999.
If you are Croydon resident and are unable to get an urgent appointment at your GP surgery you can call NHS 111 for an assessment of your problem. If you then need to see a GP NHS 111 can book an appointment for you to be seen at one of the three new GP Hubs in Croydon which are open 8:00 am to 20:00 7 days a week 365 days a year. You can also be seen at a GP Hub without an appointment but may have to wait.
NHS 111 Online
111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally.
Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:
Treat yourself at home
Go to a Primary Care Centre
If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.
Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.
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.
Did you know?
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.