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For extra GP weekend and bank holiday services please see tab on the right.

Local residents can get quick healthcare advice on how to deal with illness or injury by dialling 111, when it’s not a 999 emergency. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year and is free from landlines and mobiles. Callers can also get information on local health services and advice on illnesses and injuries.

 

NHS 111 is free and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone who needs urgent health advice by dialling 1-1-1.

 

There also are a range of services that patients with less serious conditions can access, including:

 

-       Pharmacies – for advice on common health problems such as coughs, colds, aches and pains, and how to use your medicines

 

-       GPs – for a wide range of health advice and some minor surgery

 

-       Minor Injuries Unit at Caterham Dene Hospital for people aged 18 and over, open from 9am to 8pm, 7 days a week for:

 

  • Cuts and grazes
  • Sprains and strains
  • Broken bones (fractures)
  • Bites and stings
  • Infected wounds
  • Eye problems, such as infections or scratches
  • Sports injuries
  • Minor burns and scalds

 

-       Mental health – in times of crisis or distress please call: 0300 456 83 42. There is a SMS texting facility for people who are deaf or hard of hearing: 07717 98 90 24

 

 

Care.data

Information about you and the care you receive is shared, in a secure system, by healthcare staff to support your treatment and care.

It is important that the NHS can use this information to plan and improve services for all patients. The NHS would like to link information from all the different places where you receive care, such as your GP, hospital and community service, to help provide a full picture. This will allow the NHS to compare the care you received in one area against the care you received in another, so it can see what has worked best.

Information such as your postcode and NHS number, but not your name, will be used to link your records in a secure system, so your identity is protected. Information which does not reveal your identity can then be used by others, such as researchers and those planning health services, to make sure we provide the best care possible for everyone.

You have a choice. If you are happy for your information to be used in this way you do not have to do anything. If you have any concerns or wish to prevent this from happening, please speak to practice staff or download a copy of the NHS leaflet “How information about you helps us to provide better care”

 

Out of Hours

closedIf you need urgent medical advice when the Surgery is closed, you should telephone NHS 111.  Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. Health Advisers, supported by experienced clinical advisers, will use a clinical assessment system (NHS Pathways) to assess callers' needs safely and effectively and direct you to the right NHS service. 

Accident & Emergency

In the case of an emergency or serious injury go straight to an Accident & Emergency Department:
Croydon University (Mayday) Hospital, London Road, Thornton Heath CR8 7YE Tel: 020 8401 3000
East Surrey Hospital, Canada Avenue, Redhill RH1 5RH Tel: 01737 768511.
Dial 999 if an ambulance is required.

 

Caterham Dene Weekend and Bank Holiday GP Services and Minor Injuries Clinic

Minor Injuries - Patients over 18 years can self present with an injury. Opening hours 9.00 – 8.00pm every day (last patient 7.30pm).

GP Walk In service for all ages is available from 10am -6pm on Saturdays and on Sundays and Bank Holidays between 10am and 2pm. Telephone 01883 837500

 

Purley War Memorial Hospital Hub

This centre on Brighton Road Purley provides treatment for injuries and illnesses which are not life-threatening but need urgent attention.

Open daily 8pm - 8pm Telephone 0208 401 3238

 

Croydon Hub

This centre on Addiscombe Road Croydon provides treatment for injuries and illnesses which are not life-threatening but need urgent attention. Open daily 8pm - 8pm Telephone 111

 

Addington Hub

This centre on Parkway New Addingtion provides treatment for injuries and illnesses which are not life-threatening but need urgent attention. Open daily 8pm - 8pm Telephone 0208 251 7225

Walk-in Centre - Crawley Hospital RH11 7DH

 

Open daily 24 hours per day

 

 


 

 

 
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