What to do When We Are Closed
Please note: The out-of-hours services should only be used for serious issues that cannot wait until the next available surgery.
If the illness is acute, or the situation is life-threatening or limb-threatening, call 999 or visit Accident and Emergency – Bedford South Wing is the nearest. Otherwise:
If you require a doctor outside of surgery hours please telephone 111.
111 is the NHS non-emergency number which is fast, easy and free. By calling 111 you will get to speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you. NHS111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999.
NHS Choices offers a wealth of information, including a symptom checker that will advise on what to do next.
The Centre is open 8.00 am – 6.30 pm every day of the year. They can treat minor illness and injuries.
Bedfordshire CCG Training Closure Days - 2017
Along with other practices in Bedford, we will be closed on the following dates at 3.00 pm for staff training sessions.
For urgent medical problems during these times, call 111.