When The Surgery Is Closed
When the Health Care Centre is closed, medical care is provided by Northamptonshire Out of Hours (formally called Nenedoc). If you should need to contact Northamptonshire Out of Hours the telephone number is
They will give you directions to Northamptonshire Out of Hours if they ask you to go to them, and their website address is www.oohnorthants.org.
NHS Direct is available by telephoning 0845 4647, or on www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk for health advice 24 hours a day.
If you need to see a doctor urgently when the practice is closed you can telephone 111. Please only use this service if you cannot wait until the practice reopens. They are unable to make a routine appointment for you to be seen at the practice or deal with any non urgent matters.
NHS 111 makes it easier for you access local health services. You will be assessed, given advice and directed to a local health service that can help you best, which might include an out of hours doctor, pharmacist, dentist or hospital emergency department.
The accident and emergency departments at Northampton and Kettering Hospitals provide care only for people with serious injury or illness and do not provide routine medical care.
If you have a life threatening emergency then please dial 999.