Emergency Information

ACCESS TO MEDICAL HELP WHEN THE SURGERY IS CLOSED

When the surgery is closed medical help is available if you dial 111. For accidents and emergencies dial 999 or visit A&E at Eastbourne District General Hospital.

The nearest hospital with an Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department to the surgery is Eastbourne District General Hospital. Kings Drive, Eastbourne. East Sussex, BN21 2UD.

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

Throughout the weekend and between 6.30 pm and 8.00 am NHS 111 service is available to help with non-life-threatening matters that cannot wait until we re-open. Simply dial 111. Calls to NHS 111 are free from all phones.

Between 8 am – 8. 30 am Monday to Friday there is an out-of-hours service, which is available to all patients registered with a doctors’ surgery in the area. The out-of-hours service can be reached by ringing 0845 145 0121. Depending on your circumstances, you may be given advice on the telephone, seen by a GP or nurse at a Primary Care Centre, visited at home by a health professional or collected by ambulance in the case of a medical emergency.

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