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St Georges Medical Centre and The Dispensary will be closed Bank Holiday Monday 26th August 2019.

Where to get medical help over the August bank holiday weekend

There are a wide range of NHS services available over the August bank holiday weekend. If you need medical help that isn't an emergency or life-threatening, here’s what is available locally.

NHS 111

For urgent medical help, go straight for NHS 111. You can either call 111 or go online at www.111.nhs.uk You will be asked questions about your main symptom and directed to NHS services and medical help near you. NHS 111 is open 24/7, 365 days a year.

Pharmacies

Pharmacies are open across the August bank holiday weekend - click HERE to find one near you.

Pharmacies can help with a range of things including aches, hangovers, colds, emergency contraception, and non-prescription medication.

Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC) and Minor Illness and Injury Units (MIU)

Urgent Treatment Centres and Minor Illness and Injury Units can treat a range of minor illnesses and injuries such as sprains and strains, broken bones, minor burns and scalds, minor head and eye injuries, bites and stings. No appointment necessary, opening hours are as follows

Ely Minor Injury Unit

Princess of Wales Hospital, Lynn Road, Ely, CB6 1DN. Tel: 01353 656675.

Monday – Friday: 8.30am-6pm

Saturday/Sunday: 8.30-6pm

Bank holidays: 8.30-6pm 

Mental health services

111 option 2

The First Response Service (FRS) in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough provides those in mental health crisis the opportunity to get access to help quickly, by calling NHS 111 and selecting option 2.

The service allows patients or carers to speak to specially-trained mental health staff who can provide advice, support, and signposting to other services. The service is available 24/7, 365 days a year.

www.keep-your-head.com

www.keep-your-head.com provides a wide range of information on wellbeing and mental health for adults and children in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. It includes information on local services, self-help resources and general information on wellbeing and mental health.

  • Dental emergency and out-of-hours care

For urgent dental care, contact your usual dentist as some practices offer emergency dental slots and will provide care if clinically necessary. You can also call NHS 111, who can put you in touch with an urgent dental service.

  • www.nhs.uk

For advice and guidance on general health and wellbeing visit www.nhs.uk


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We are a friendly, modern, accessible practice with six GPs and five nurse practitioners looking after eleven thousand patients.

We support outreach services from local hospitals, and work hard to provide all of our patients with excellent care.

We are keen to hear what you think, and how we can improve our services, so please feel welcome to contact Simon Randall (Practice Manager) or Poppy Knowles (Assistant Practice Manager) via CAPCCG.pm-sgmc@nhs.net (for healthcare-related enquiries, please use CAPCCG.stgeorgesmedicalcentre@nhs.net)

With patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need.  As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Click here to download a copy of our practice leaflet. 


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