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When We Are Closed
NHS 111 Service
Since October 2013, patients who suddenly feel unwell at the weekend can contact a service in Borehamwood that can help. Phone 111 for an appointment with a GP at Elstree way clinic. The service runs from 08:00 to 23:00. To use this service you must book an appointment by phone. Please do not attend without an appointment or you will not be seen.
111 a free, easy to remember number to call when you need help or advice urgently but it’s not a life-threatening situation.
When should you use NHS 111
People should use the NHS 111 service if they need help or advice urgently but it’s not a life-threatening situation.
You should call 111 if:
it’s not a 999 emergency
you don’t think it can wait for an appointment with your GP
you don’t know who to call for medical help
For less urgent health needs, you should still contact your GP or dentist in the usual way.
For immediate, life-threatening emergencies, patients should dial 999.
111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally.
Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:
Treat yourself at home
Go to a Primary Care Centre
If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.
Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.
Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible
one form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk, or cycle – alone or with members of your household
any medical need, including to donate blood, avoid or escape risk of injury or harm, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person
travelling for work purposes, but only where you cannot work from home
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if: