When We Are Closed
A doctor is always available for emergencies including nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.
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.
When the surgery is closed please contact NHS 111 by dialling 111.
There is also an NHS Walk-in Centre at:
Telephone number 01782 673 500
Minor Injuries Department
There is also a Minor Injuries Department at:
Leek Moorlands Hospital
Telephone number 0300 123 1894
9am – 5pm (last admission to the unit is 4.30pm)
Walk in service - no appointment or booking required.
The Minor Injuries Unit is a nurse led service which provides treatment for minor illness and injury including wounds needing stiches, rashes, ear infections, sprains and strain, suspected broken limbs, bites and stings, minor head injuries, minor burns, sore throats and foreign bodies in the eye.
X-Ray facilities are open to appointments for outpatients and GP patients only and provided from:
- Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 12:30pm, and 1:30pm - 4:50pm
The X-Ray facilities are not available at the weekends or on Bank Holidays
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Emergency Dental Treatment
If you are currently registered with a dentist (private or NHS) then please contact that dental practice first and ask what their daytime emergency arrangements are and what their out of hours emergency arrangements are.
If you are not currently registered with a dental practice then contact the dental advice line, which gives details of daytime and out of hours cover for non-registered patients.
Dental Access Centres
Provide emergency dental treatment even if you are not registered with a dentist. You will need to book an appointment.
For Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme or Staffordshire Moorlands call:
0300 123 0981
Any other area of Staffordshire call:
Dental access centres in the North Staffordshire area are:
Dental Access Centres - Details
Hanley Health Centre
Tunstall Primary Care Centre
Upper Huntbach Street
Tel: 0300 123 0981
Reception Open: Monday, Thursday, Friday 8am-6.30pm
Tuesday and Wednesday 8am-7.30pm
Tel: 0300 123 0981
Open: 8am-5pm Weekdays only
Accident and Emergency/Emergency Care Centre
The Emergency Care Centre at University Hospital of North Staffordshire (UHNS) is open 24 hours-a-day every day of the year.
The centre’s team treats a whole range of conditions which include urgent care, emergency medical, trauma and minor injuries cases.
The treatment you receive will depend on your clinical need.
The majority of patients needing emergency treatment come to the centre’s emergency department on;