When We Are Closed

Woodlands Health Centre runs a normal working week of 8.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

West Kent CCG provide urgent GP services for our patients outside the normal working week. We operate an out-of-hours telephone service so all you need to do to contact them is telephone 111

PLEASE NOTE:

We have scheduled afternoon practice closures which helps to ensure that primary care teams are getting the essential training and development they need to deliver the best possible service. Details of these dates can be found on our home page.

There will be an on call service running during these events and details will be provided on the surgery website, answer phone and on the surgery door.

 

Dealing With An Emergency

Call 999 in an emergency. 

A medical emergency is a situation in which the health of a person is at high risk of deteriorating rapidly without immediate medical attention.

For example, chest pains, increasing difficulty in breathing, impaired consciousness and any of the signs of a stroke (facial weakness, inability to lift a limb or slurred speech) constitute an emergency.

In a medical emergency you can access urgent paramedical help by calling 999 (or 911)

  

 

About NHS 111

NHS 111 is a new NHS telephone number to call when you need medical help fast, but if it is a life threatening emergencyyou should call 999. NHS 111 is replacing the NHS Direct 0845 46 47 service. 

Calling NHS 111 will get you through to a team of trained advisers, who are supported by experienced nurses/paramedics. They will ask you questions to assess your symptoms and give you the health care advice you need or direct you to a local service that can help you best.

The NHS 111 service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

 

Minor Injuries

For broken arms and lower legs, sparins, cuts, minor burns. Illnesses such as ear, nose and throat infections

Sevenoaks Community Hospital TN13 3PG 01732 470200

Open 8am-8pm 7 days a week. X-Ray 8.45-5pm Monday-Friday

Edenbridge District & war memorial Hospital TN8 5DA 01732 863164

Open 8.30am-6.30pm 7 days aweek. X-ray 9am-2.30 Monday to Friday

 

Dental Emergency

0300 123 4412 open 8am-4pm Monday-Friday

Evenings and Weeends phone DentaLine 01634 890300

 

Confidential Emotional Support 24/7

Mental Health Matters helpline 0800 107 0160 or visit liveitwell.org.uk

Samaritans - 01892 53 23 23 or 08457 90 90 90

email jo@samaritans.org or texting 07725 90 90 90

Social Services - support & advice 03000 416161

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