A doctor is available at all times. If you need a doctor urgently and the Surgery is closed, telephone the surgery on 01704 877600. You will receive a recorded message giving you details of how to contact the doctor.
In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can call NHS 111 to speak to a triage nurse, or use the online service at 111.nhs.uk. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Adult accidents and emergencies are seen at Southport Casualty department, which is located at the Southport District General Hospital, Town Lane, Kew, Southport (01704 547471).
Children involved in accidents and who require emergency hospital treatment should be taken to Ormskirk and District General Hospital, Wigan Road, Ormskirk (01695 577111).
Telephone 999 in real emergencies only: Severe chest pain, sudden disabling breathlessness, collapse and severe injury.