When We Are Closed

For medical emergencies, dial 999

The surgery is closed between 18:00 - 08:30 and 1.00pm - 2.00pm Monday to Friday plus all over weekends and bank holidays. If you require urgent medical advice outside of working hours please telephone NHS 111

OUT OF HOURS MEDICAL CARE

This is provided by NHS 111.

When you call NHS 111, you will be answered by trained call handlers: they are not doctors or nurses. The call handlers will take basic details and will identify any life threatening conditions which may require a 999 call.

NHS 111

If required you will then be called back either by a doctor or a nurse. The doctor or nurse will discuss your medical condition with you. It may be possible to resolve your health concerns with advice over the telephone or with a prescription to a pharmacy. When appropriate you will be offered an appointment to see a Shropdoc GP in a Primary Care Centre or a home visit may be required depending on the severity of your condition.

Information for Shropshire Patients Calling NHS111

 

minor injuries

Ludlow Minor Injuries Unit

The Minor Injuries Unit offers treatment to anyone with a minor injury. There is no age limit.

This is a walk-in service and you do not need to be referred or to make an appointment, 

The Minor Injuries Unit is based in Ludlow Community Hospital, Gravel Hill, Ludlow  SY8 1QX

Tel:  01584 872201

It is open every day from 8am to 8pm

No appointment is necessary

Staff at the Minor Injuries Centre treat:

  • Bites, human and animal
  • Cuts and lacerations
  • Foreign bodies in the eyes, nose and ears
  • Fractures that require plaster only
  • Minor burns and scalds
  • Minor head injuries (with no loss of consciousness)
  • Soft tissue injuries, for example sprains and bruises
  • Wound infections
 

Walk-In Centre, Shrewsbury

If you need urgent medical attention and cannot get an appointment with your own doctor or are not registered with a GP Practice, the Walk-in Centre is available locally​

NHS walk-in centres (WICs) offer convenient access to a range of treatments. They are managed by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and deal with minor illnesses and injuries.

Including:

  • infections and rashes
  • blood pressure checks
  • fractures and lacerations
  • emergency contraception and advice
  • stomach aches
  • vomiting and diarrhoea
  • hay fever
  • insect and animal bites
  • stitches (sutures)
  • dressing care
  • minor cuts and bruises
  • minor burns and strains
  • stop smoking support
  • High temperatures in children
  • Children and adults with breathing problems
  • Severe headaches
  • Abdominal pain
  • Painful infections
  • Bladder and other painful infections
  • Dizzy turns
  • Mild and moderate injuries and burns
  • Worrying worsening of a long term condition

The closest Walk-in Centre to Church Stretton is:

Shropshire Walk In Health Centre
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Mytton Oak Road
Shrewsbury
Shropshire

Telephone: 01743 261138

It is open every day from 8am to 8pm. No appointment is necessary

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