Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
The phone lines are open from 08:00 - 18:30 Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).
The surgery building is open between the following times (excluding Bank Holidays and occasional staff training days):
You may request an appointment with a doctor of your choice but you may have to wait slightly longer for your appointment if that doctor is fully booked.
When telephoning for medical attention, the receptionist may ask for some details. They have been specially trained to make these enquiries so that we may help you in the most appropriate way.
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.
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:
Frognal Avenue, Sidcup, Kent DA14 6LT
OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK
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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