The Health CentreMarket SquareStony StratfordMilton Keynes, MK11 1YATel: 01908 260382
Closures for Training
On the following dates the surgery will closed for training from 1.30pm and reopen the following day:
20 September 2017
19 October 2017
22 November 2017
25 January 2018
21 February 2018
22 March 2018
Should you require medical attention while the surgery is closed please call NHS 111
8.00 am and 6.30 pm Monday to Friday
Closed on Bank Holidays
8.00 am – 12.00 noon Saturday
NHS 111 is the NHS service that has been introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services in England. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
When to use it
You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation.
Call 111 if:
If a health professional has given you a specific phone number to call when you are concerned about your condition, continue to use that number.
For immediate, life-threatening emergencies, continue to call 999.
How does it work?
The NHS 111 service is staffed by a team of fully trained advisers, supported by experienced nurses and paramedics. They will ask you questions to assess your symptoms, then give you the healthcare advice you need or direct you straightaway to the local service that can help you best. That could be A&E, an out of hours doctor, the walk in centre, a community nurse, an emergency dentist or a late-opening chemist.
Calls to 111 are recorded. All calls and the records created are maintained securely, and will only be shared with others directly involved with your care.
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
NHS 111 - is the NHS service that has been introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services in England. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.
MK Urgent Care located in the hospital grounds is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year 24 hours a day. The team can treat patients with minor injuries and illnesses. You do not need an appointment. Your local pharmacist will be able to give you free health advice and you don’t need an appointment. Many pharmacies operate extended hours on a rota basis. For details call NHS Direct on 111. Accident and emergency/999 - Whatever the day or time, if you or someone else experiences severe chest pain, loss of blood or suspected broken bones, go to your nearest accident and emergency department or call 999. Accident and emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and can assess serious injuries and provide emergency treatment.
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Remember that you can treat many minor ailments such as colds, coughs and indigestion by keeping a well-stocked medicine cabinet at home. We suggest you keep the following:
* Paracetamol and aspirin (children under 16 and people with asthma should not take aspirin)
* Mild laxatives & anti-diarrhoeal medicines
* Rehydration mixture
* Indigestion remedy (for example, antacids)
* Travel sickness tablets
* Sunscreen – SPF15 or higher & Sunburn treatment (for example, calamine)
* Tweezers and sharp scissors
* A thermometer
* A selection of plasters, non- absorbent cotton wool, elastic bandages and dressings.
* Keep the medicine chest in a secure, locked place out of reach of small children.
* Always read the instructions and use the suggested dose
* Watch expiry dates – don’t keep or use medicines past their sell-by date
* Take all unwanted and out-of-date medicines back to the pharmacy
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