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.
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 and Emergency (A&E) Department at the following hospital:
Guys and St Thomas Hospital Accident and Emergency Department
Also in the event of poisoning or overdose the attend A&E.
If you have an urgent medical problem you can:
Telephone the Surgery
Telephone 020 7411 6866 during our surgery opening times.
To ensure the doctor knows why you are attending urgently the receptionist may ask the reason for your appointment. Please do not be offended by this as it is purely to enable us to give you an appropriate appointment.
Contact NHS 111
Telephone NHS 111 or go online by visiting 111.nhs.uk.
Available 24 hours a day, every day of the year; the online service is for people aged 5 years and over only.
NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
Get help online or on the telephone:
To get help from NHS 111, you can:
- go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 and over only)
- call 111
- NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In life threatening emergencies such as chest pain and severe shortness of breath you should call 999