Prospect Road Surgery174 Prospect RoadScarborough, YO12 7LBTel: 01723 360178
IF YOU HAVE A LIFE THREATENING MEDICAL EMERGENCY PLEASE DIAL 999
Chest pain and/or shortness of breath, evidence of a stroke, a severe injury etc. are all medical emergencies. IN SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE SURGERY.
If you require urgent medical assistance which cannot wait until the surgery re-opens please dial 111. Calls to the NHS111 service are free from both landlines and mobiles. You will be asked for some details of your problem. You will then either:
In the case of need when the practice is closed you can call NHS Direct (0845 4647) to speak to a triage nurse. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
We are closed on Bank Holidays. These dates are as follows:
Monday 26th December
Tuesday 27th December
Monday 2nd January
Friday 14th April
Monday 17th April
Monday 1st May
Monday 29th May
Monday 28th August
Monday 25th December
Tuesday 26th December
For medical help at these times please see the information on the 'When We Are Closed' tab.
For urgent help outside surgery hours please call 111 to speak to NHS111 - these calls are free.
They can help you in a number of different ways -:
We offer a minor injuries service during surgery hours. You may find this more convenient than going to the Accident and Emergency unit at Scarborough Hospital.
We can deal with:
- Lacerations requiring sutures or steristrips
- Dislocation of fingers and toes
- Removal of foreign bodies (e.g beads in children's noses or ears or deep splinters etc)
- Repair of eyelid injuries
- Treatment of minor burns
- Removal of foreign bodies in the eye
If you need this service call and we will try to help you.
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