Life Threatening Emergencies
In a life threatening emergency such as sudden severe chest pain, severe breathlessness, loss of power in a limb, loss of consciousness or severe bleeding dial 999.
Telephone the Surgery
To ensure the doctor knows why you are attending urgently the receptionist may ask the reason for your appointment. Please do not be offended by this as it is purely to enable us to give you an appropriate appointment.
Urgent Appointments for Unwell Children
We understand that having an unwell child is very worrying for any parent and you often want quick advice from a doctor.
Further information is available in our Unwell Children Information Leaflet.
Contact NHS 111
The surgery is equipped to treat minor injuries like small cuts and joint sprains. If the injury is more severe or may involve a broken bone then you should attend the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at the following hospitals:
- Stepping Hill Hospital, telephone 0161 483 1010
- Manchester Royal Infirmary, telephone 0161 276 1234
- Wythenshawe Hospital, telephone 0161 998 7070
NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
Get help online or on the telephone:
To get help from NHS 111, you can:
- go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 years and over only)
- call 111
- NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In life threatening emergencies such as chest pain and severe shortness of breath you should call 999