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111 Service

If you require medical attention or advice when the surgery is closed, please telephone NHS 111 (calls from landlines and mobiles are free).

Advisors will assess your symptoms and guide you to the correct 'Out-of-Hours' local service.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999.  Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

Urgent Care Centres (UCCs)

If you have a minor injury or medical problem that is urgent but not life threatening, visit the UCC at Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup or the UCC at Erith Hospital.

The types of illnesses and injuries both UCCs can treat include, but are not limited to:

  • Broken bones, sprains and strains
  • Minor Head injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor chest, neck and back injuries or pain
  • Foreign objects in wounds or other parts of the body
  • Infections including wounds
  • Minor eye injuries

UCC, A block, Queen Mary's Hospital

Frognal Avenue, Sidcup, Kent DA14 6LT

OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK

UCC at Erith Hospital

Park Crescent, Erith, Kent DA8 3EE

OPEN 8AM TO 8PM, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK

The nearest A&E centres are now at Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich.

 
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