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 surgeries are 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 307 999.
County Hospital, Stafford, telephone 01785 230 104. Please note this is not a 24 hour service.
Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke on Trent, telephone 01782 715 444.
There is also a Minor Injuries Unit at Cannock Hospital, telephone 01902 307 999. Please note this is not a 24 hour service.
Also in the event of poisoning or overdose the attend A&E
If you have an urgent medical problem you can:
Telephone the Surgery
Please Telephone 01543 571 650 during our surgery opening hours.
The receptionist will need to take some details about the problem and arrangements will be made for you to be seen by the doctor as soon as possible. Urgent appointments are to discuss one problem only, and we are unable to guarantee that you will be able to see the clinician of your choice.
Contact NHS 111
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