Out of Hours
During opening hours you can contact us on 0118 984 2234 to book an appointment, ask for advice over the telephone, book a home visit or ask other questions about your healthcare. Our opening times are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8:00am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am – 6:30 pm
Out of Hours
Out of hours please call NHS 111. If you need medical help fast, but it is not an immediate medical emergency you should call NHS 111.
This service is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You will be assessed, given advice and directed immediately to the local service that can help you best. Calls are free from landlines or mobile phones.
If your injury is not serious or life-threatening, you can get help from a minor injuries unit, rather than going to an A & E department. Our nearest Minor Injuries Unit is West Berkshire Community Hospital. Opening Hours 8:00 am – 10:00 pm, 365 days a year.
The minor injury can treat sprains and strains, broken bones, wound infections, minor burns and scalds, minor head injuries, insect and animal bites, minor eye injuries, injuries to the back, shoulder and chest. Minor injuries units cannot treat chest pain, breathing difficulties, major injuries, stomach pains, gynaecological problems, pregnancy problems, allergic reactions, overdoses, alcohol related problems, mental health problem, conditions likely to require hospital admission or problems usually dealt with by a GP.
If you have a medical emergency and need an ambulance please call 999.
Accident and Emergency Departments (A & E)
Our closest A & E department is the Royal Berkshire Hospital. A & E departments are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You should visit A & E or call 999 only for serious or life-threatening emergencies. Please also see www.nhs.uk/Emergencyandurgentcareservices for more information on Emergency and urgent care services.