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Out of Hours

For urgent medical assistance outside the normal office hours (when the surgery is closed) patients telephoning the emergency number 654646 will receive a recorded message.  This message advises patients calling between the hours of 6.00pm and 8.00am to contact Shropdoc the out of hours service on: 0333 222 66 55

You may be given one of the following options:

  • advised that a doctor will call you back
  • given advice over the telephone
  • asked to meet the doctor in a convenient place
  • visited at home if necessary

Although all medical advice is given by qualified doctors, the doctor who deals with your problem may not be from this surgery. Please have paper and pen to hand, and if you are phoning from a public telephone, try to have at least 2 coins ready.

A new service is due to be launched soon where you will be asked to dial 1-1-1 the new NHS 111 service which provides urgent medical advise help or advice when it's not a life threatening situation. Please follow the link for further information.

http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/Emergencyandurgentcareservices/Pages/NHS-111.aspx

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

 
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