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 hospitals:
- New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton. Telephone 01902 307999.
- County Hospital, Stafford. Telephone 01785 257731 (this service is for people aged 16 years and over)
In the event of poisoning or overdose, you must attend A&E
If you have an urgent medical problem you can:
Telephone the Surgery
Telephone 01543 504 477 during our surgery opening times.
The receptionist will need to take some details about the problem and will pass this information on to the doctor who will make a clinical decision as to what arrangements will be made. Urgent appointments are to discuss one problem only, and we are unable to guarantee that you will be able to speak with the clinician of your choice.
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