The practice Out Of Hours cover is provided by Portsmouth Healthcare. Your call will be answered by a trained operator who will arrange the most appropriate action for you. Your call may be answered or managed by a triage nurse, a duty doctor, a request to visit the primary care centre or a visit from a mobile doctor if necessary.
If you require a Doctor urgently when the surgery is closed Contact the Out Of Hours service on 111
About NHS 111
NHS 111 is intended to make it easier for you to access local health services when your GP practice is closed. The number is available 24/7 and calls are free from landlines and mobiles.
Out Of Hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally.
Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:
If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.
Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.
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