Emergency out-of-hours provision is the responsibility of the Coventry Primary Care Trust. They have commissioned Warwickshire Ambulance Service to provide emergency care when the surgery is closed.
In Case of Emergency - ICE Campaign
In an emergency call 0845 608 0275
COVENTRY WALK-IN CENTRE (WiC)
As from January 2007 the opening hours for the Walk-in Centre have been reduced by the PCT. This nurse-led service for minor illness, minor injury and emergency contraception is now open as follows:
Monday - Friday: 12noon - 10.00pm
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 07.00am - 10.00pm
The Walk-In Centre is adjacent to Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital in Stoney Stanton Road.
Tel: 02476 24 67 89 - (see MAP)
NHS Direct 0845 46 47 This is a 24-hour confidential telephone service. Ring for nurse advice if you are feeling ill and are unsure what to do, or for health information on particular conditions. NHS Direct can also tell you where to find your nearest doctor, pharmacist, dentist or support group.
SELF-CARE - A well-stocked medicine cabinet will help you treat many common illnesses such as coughs, colds and sore throats.
PHARMACIST - From sprains to stomach upsets your local pharmacist is qualified to give expert advice without an appointment.
NHS DIRECT - Call 24 hours a day on 0845 4647 for free expert health advice and reassurance. NHS Direct online www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
EMERGENCY DENTAL TREATMENT - To find out about how to access dental treatment outside working hours please call NHS Direct on 0845 4647. The PCT has also provided a Dental Enquiries Telephone line 024 7624 6033 (Hours of Operation: 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday) - Out of hours emergency contact no: 01926 888026
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT - Call 999 or visit A&E for emergencies such as loss of consciousness, severe crushing chest pain, serious accidents or loss of blood.
The nearest Accident and Emergency Department is at the New Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry (see MAP)