Ring 999 if it is a life threatening emergency , e.g. if you are the patient has suffered a major accident or trauma, has severe chest pains, severe shortness of breath, loss of consciousness, severe bleeding or signs of stroke, even of the surgery is open.
After 6:30pm and before 8:00am, Monday to Friday, weekends and public holidays our answerphone will direct you to out of hours services.
On Thursday afternoon, between 1.00pm to 6.30pm, an out of hours service is provided by Badger Medical Services who can be contacted on 0300 555 999.
If you have a non-critical medical condition, you should telephone NHS111 on 111.
NHS111 is the new three-digit telephone service that's been introduced to improve access to NHS urgent care services. Patients can use this number when they need medical help or advice and it's not urgent enough to call 999. NHS 111 operates a 24-hour nurse advice and health information service, providing confidential information on:
You can also obtain 24 hour general medical advice by telephoning NHS 111 or by visiting the NHS 111 website.
Opening times 9am to 8.30pm Monday to Sunday
(open bank holidays and weekends except Christmas Day)
Washwood Heath Urgent Care Centre
Washwood Heath Health and Wellbeing Centre
Saltley B8 3SN
Tel: 0121 322 4310
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It's fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.
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