Merrey Road, Stafford. ST17 9LY

    Telephone: 01785 251 134
    Out of hours: 111

    National Health Service

    Urgent Problems & Out of Hours


    Life Threatening Emergencies

    In a life-threatening emergency such as sudden severe chest pain, severe breathlessness, loss of power in a limb, loss of consciousness or severe bleeding dial 999.

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    Injuries

    The surgery is equipped to treat minor injuries like small cuts and joint sprains. If the injury is more severe or may involve a broken bone then you should attend the Accident & Emergency (A&E) Department at the following hospitals:

    County Hospital, Stafford. Tel: 01785 230104. Please note this is not a 24 hour service.

    Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke on Trent. Tel: 01782 715444.

    New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton. Tel: 01902 307999.

    Also in the event of poisoning or overdose the attend A&E

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    Urgent Problems during Surgery Hours

    Please Telephone: 01785 251134.

    If you have an urgent medical problem and you do not have a booked appointment, arrangements will be made for you to be seen by a Doctor as soon as possible.

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    How to Get Help when the Surgery is Closed

    If you have an urgent medical problem outside normal surgery hours (our opening times can be found here), and you need help fast, but it is not life threatening - CALL 111 - Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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    About NHS 111

    If you need medical help which is not an emergency, call NHS 111. Calls to 111 are free from land lines and mobile telephones. Lines are open 24/7, every day of the year.

    You can call 111 when you think you need to go to the Emergency Department at the hospital, or another Urgent Care Service, if you need advice outside surgery opening hours or you are not sure who to call for medical help.

    Please only visit the A&E department if it is an emergency.