In the event of a serious medical emergency contact 999
What to do in the Event of an Urgent Medical Problem When the Surgery is Closed?
- Telephone the practice (01260 275454) and a recorded message will advise you of the number to contact.
- Between 8 am to 8:30 am and 6 pm to 6:30 pm on any weekday contact 01260 295959 and at all other times telephone the NHS 111 Service.
You will be able to speak to a nurse or a doctor who will decide whether you need to attend one of the primary care centres which are based in Congleton, Macclesfield, Knutsford and Handforth
Remember home visits are only done when strictly medically necessary. Please be prepared to accept telephone advice.
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Unless directed otherwise please do not attend Congleton War Memorial Hospital without telephoning the nurse on duty in minor injuries first (01260 294828).
The Congleton War Memorial Hospital, Canal Road, is equipped to deal with minor injuries and is open between 10:00 to 13:30 and 14:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday, and 08:00 to 13:00 and 13:30 to 16:00 or later on Saturday and Sundays (if after 16:00 at a weekend ring first on 01260 294828 to check if anyone is available).
Please note that eye injuries cannot be treated at Congleton War Memorial, they should attend Leighton Hospital A&E.
Children Under the Age of 5 Years Old
These cannot be treated at Congleton War Memorial, they should attend Macclesfield Hospital A&E unless it is an eye injury in which case they should go to Leighton Hospital A&E.
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Did you know that your pharmacist can offer advice and, if necessary, prescribe medication to treat the following ailments under the Minor Ailments Service: acne, athlete’s foot, conjunctivitis, cystitis, dermatitis/eczema, diarrhoea, gout, haemorrhoids (piles), hay fever, head lice, impetigo, indigestion/heartburn, migraine, scabies, vaginal thrush, threadworm, oral thrush in babies.
Consultations are always free and confidential, regardless of whether the pharmacist gives you any medication. Click here to learn more about what your phamacist can do for you.