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Alternative NHS services available during Industrial Action

Monday 25 April 2016

Self-care – you can treat minor ailments such as coughs and colds, grazes and hangovers at home or visit your local pharmacy.

Pharmacies – your local pharmacist is qualified to offer advice on health issues and medication as well as treat headaches, an upset stomach and other common illnesses.

NHS 111 – NHS 111 is a free phone service that is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It offers a one-stop number for patients with urgent, but not life-threatening symptoms.

NHS Walk in Centre / Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) – with no appointment necessary, your local NHS walk in centre and MIU is managed by doctors and nurses who are available to deal with minor illnesses and injuries, such as cuts, burns, sprains and suspected breaks.

  • Teddington Memorial Hospital Walk in Centre – Hampton Road, Teddington, TW11 0JL Tel: 020 8714 4004 Opening hours: Mon – Fri08:00 – 22:00 (X-ray services available 09:00 – 19:00) Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays: 08:00 – 21:00 (X-ray services available 12:00 – 17:00)

  • Queen Mary’s Hospital MIU – Roehampton Lane, London, SW15 5PN Tel: 020 8487 6999 Opening hours: 08:00 – 19:00 (X-ray services available 08:00 – 20:00 Mon – Fri, 10:00 – 20:00 Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays)

  • Gosbury Hill GP Clinic – 1 Gosbury Hill, Chessington, KT9 1BT Tel: 020 8974 1884

    Opening hours: 08:00 – 20:00(unregistered patients must phone first for appointment)

  • GP out-of-hours service – If you need to see a doctor when your GP surgery is closed, GP out-of-hours services are available on the usual surgery number and are staffed by local doctors and nurses who can offer advice or, if necessary, treatment at home or in a local health centre.

  • Surbiton Health Centre and Churchill Medical Centre will also be offering GP appointments from Tuesday 26 April through to Wednesday 27 April between 09:00 and 12:00.  Appointments can be made by calling NHS 111 or phoning the centre you wish to use directly.

  • Surbiton Health Centre Ewell Road, Surbiton, KT6 6EZ Tel: 020 8399 7111

  • Churchill Medical Centre - Clifton Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6PG Tel: 020 3727 2230

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