In a life threatening emergency such as sudden severe chest pain, severe breathlessness, loss of power in a limb, loss of consciousness or severe bleeding dial 999.
The surgeries are equipped to treat minor injuries like small cuts and joint sprains. If the injury is more severe or may involve a broken bone then you should attend the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at The County Hospital. The County Hospital does not have a 24 hour service.
Also in the event of poisoning or overdose the attend A&E
Please Telephone Cumberland House Surgery on 01785 813 538.
If you have a medical emergency the 'On Call GP' will assess your request for an emergency appointment and determine who may be the most appropriate healthcare professional to deal with your medical emergency. This service is available Monday to Friday.
NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
Get help online or on the telephone:
To get help from NHS 111, you can:
- go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 and over only)
- call 111
- NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In life threatening emergencies such as chest pain and severe shortness of breath you should call 999