Ravenscar Surgery

01642 759 090

Outside surgery hours

What to do when the GP practice is closed:

  • If you need medical help fast but its not an emergency call 111
  • If its a life-threatening emergency call 999.

NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but its not a life-threatening emergency.

  • Calls to 111 are FREE from landlines and mobiles
  • NHS 111 is available 24/7, every day of the year

When to Call 111

You should call 111 when:

  • You think you need to go to A&E or to another NHS urgent care services
  • your GP surgery is closed and you need healthcare advice
  • you don’t know who to call for medical help.

When to call 999

Call 999 for life threatening emergencies such as:

  • Major accident or trauma
  • Severe breathlessness
  • Severe bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Severe chest pain

Out of hours services are provided during the following periods when the surgery is closed  (Monday to Friday 6pm – 8am, all day Saturday & Sunday).

During normal practice opening hours, the practice remains your first point of contact for all routine requests.

For more information please read NHS 111 – Frequently Asked Questions

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