If you need help when we are closed or busy
There are other services that can help with your health needs when we are closed or during busy times. As well as enhanced access appointments you can access the following:
NHS 111 is non-emergency service for urgent medical help or advice. It is available every day, 24 hours a day. Use NHS 111 online (111.nhs.uk) or call 111. You can use this link to access the NHS 111 British Sign Language (BSL) Service.
Local pharmacies can provide expert, confidential health advice and treatment for a range of common illnesses, allergies, aches and pains and other complaints. Many are open evenings and weekends. Visit the NHS website to 'Find a Pharmacy' near you.
- There is an urgent treatment centre at The New QEII Hospital in Welwyn Garden City which is open every day from 9am to 8pm and can help you with a range of minor illnesses and injuries. This is for urgent but not life-threatening situations only. The NHS website has more information about when to visit urgent treatment centres (urgent care services)
If you have an life threatening emergency or where you might lose a limb go to accident and emergency or call 999. Find your nearest A&E