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Due to unprecedented demand, and requests for tasks outside of GP’s contractural duties Carisbrooke Surgery will be not be providing any of the following documents in relation to Covid 19:
Welcome along to our surgery website where we hope you will quickly benefit from a user friendly layout and a wealth of information about our healthcare services. Find out when we’re open and what to do when we’re not, all from the comfort of your own home.
If you need urgent medical advice between the hours of 6.30 pm – 8 am weekdays, during weekends or on Bank Holidays – please telephone 111.
NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do. For children under 5 call 111
Via this service you can access nursing care, palliative care and GP advice, reviews and visits for urgent care not requiring attendance at A&E. The out-of-hours service is not for routine appointments, chronic disease management, hospital referrals or repeat prescriptions.
In the case of a clear emergency such as a suspected heart attack or stroke call 999 immediately.
Our local A&E Department is at the Conquest Hospital, The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN37 7RD.
Please remember that A&E is for true accidents and emergencies. If you attend with a minor illness you will wait for a long time to be seen and also delay care to those who need it. If you are unsure whether you should go to A&E out of hours please call 111.