When We Are Closed
If you need medical aid urgently outside surgery hours please ring 111.
Calls to this number are free from both landlines and mobile phones.
Click here to read more about the NHS111 service
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Easter Opening Times:
The surgery is open from 08:00am until 18:30pm everyday this week (week commencing 26th March) and will be closed Friday 30th March, Saturday 31st March, Sunday 1st April and Monday 2nd April and will re-open Tuesday 3rd April at 08:00am.
If you require medical help advice during this period dial 111. This service is an integrated into the Out of Hours GP System as well as the 999 ambulance service, offers advice, face to face GP appointments and home visits (where there is a medical need).
Extra GP appointments are available over the Bank Holiday weekend via Watford Care Alliance http://hertsvalleysccg.nhs.uk/news-events/662-increased-weekend-gp-appointments-in-watford-and-three-rivers
These appointments can be booked via reception and also via 111 when the surgery is closed.
If you require a pharmacy over the holiday period for health advise as well as over the counter medications for minor illnesses:
The West Herts Medical Centre in Hemel Hempstead is open from 08:00am to 08:00pm every day:
There are Minor Injuries Units at St Albans Hospital and Mount Vernon hospital. Information on opening times and location can be found in the links below:
St Albans - https://www.nhs.uk/Services/Hospitals/Services/Service/DefaultView.aspx?id=291604
Mount Vernon - https://www.nhs.uk/Services/Hospitals/Services/Service/DefaultView.aspx?id=288093