When We Are Closed

If you require a doctor in an emergency out of surgery hours, then please telephone 111. Calls to the NHS 111 service are free from both landlines and mobiles (although pay-as-you-go mobiles must have at least 1p credit).

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As this Practice usually uses a deputising or co-operative service for its out-of-hours commitment, patients may be required to attend the treatment centres at Poole General Hospital, Longfleet Road, Poole. Your telephone calls will be recorded.

Alternatively, if you are suffering from a minor injury – you may visit the Minor Injury Unit (MIU).

 

Our closest MIU is detailed below:

 

Victoria Hospital

Victoria Road
Wimborne
Dorset
BH21 1ER

 

Telephone: 01202 856436

 

Opening Hours:

 

Monday - Friday: 8.30am – 8pm

Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 8am – 8pm

 

 

Please visit the link below for further access to alternative Minor Injury Units and Urgent Treatment Centres.

 

https://www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk/miu

 

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

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