Life Threatening Emergencies
In a life threatening emergency such as sudden severe chest pain, severe breathlessness, loss of power in a limb, loss of consciousness or severe bleeding dial 999.
Minor Injuries Units (MIUs)
Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) offer help with a range of injuries and ailments, including simple breaks, earache and sore throats, and children’s illnesses, minor head injuries and burns and even emergency contraception.
Cannock Chase Hospital, Brunswick Road, Cannock WS11 5XY
Telephone: 01543 5727 (open 24 hours per day)
The Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Minor Injury Unit
Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, Staffs WS13 6EF
Telephone: 01543 412900 extension 3130 (open 24 hours a day)
Accident and Emergency (A&E)
For genuine life threatening emergencies (NHS guide on when to go to Accident and Emergency) you should attend the A&E Department at the following hospital:
The Royal Wolverhampton Hospital website, telelphone 01902 307999.
If you have an urgent medical problem you can:
Telephone the Surgery
Please Telephone 01543 687 440 during our surgery opening hours.
The receptionist will need to take some details about the problem and arrangements will be made for you to be seen by the doctor as soon as possible. Urgent appointments are to discuss one problem only, and we are unable to guarantee that you will be able to see the clinician of your choice.
Contact NHS 111
Telephone NHS 111 or go online by visiting 111.nhs.uk.
Available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The online service is for people aged 5 years and over only.
NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
Get help online or on the telephone:
To get help from NHS 111, you can:
- go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 and over only)
- call 111
- NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In life threatening emergencies such as chest pain and severe shortness of breath you should call 999