You will hear a recorded message giving the telephone number of the doctor/deputising service on call. Please have a pen and paper ready. The doctor can be contacted within minutes.
Alternatively, you can contact the out-of-hours service (NHS 24) directly between 6.00pm and 8.00am weekdays and from 6.00pm Friday to 8.00am Monday on 111. Health information is also available at www.nhs24.com.
The out-of-hours service will have access to your emergency care summary which includes your allergies, adverse reactions and medication. You can opt out of this service by advising the practice manager in writing.