Holmcroft Road,
ST16 1JG

Urgent Problems and 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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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, telephone 01785 230104. Please note this is not a 24 hour service.

Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke on Trent, telephone 01782 715444.

New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, telephone 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 242 172.

You will be helped as quickly as possible, either by advice over the telephone from a Doctor, an emergency appointment at the surgery, or by a visit.

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How to Get Help when the Surgery is Closed

NHS 111

If you have an urgent problem outside normal surgery hours, please telephone NHS 111.

Calls to NHS 111 are free from land lines and mobile telephones. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.

You can call 111 when you think you need to go to the Accident and Emergency (A&E) 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.