When We Are Closed
Call 111 when it's a concern, but less urgent than 999.
The NHS non-emergency number.
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It's fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
If you’re Deaf and want to use the phone service, you can use the NHS 111 British Sign Language service available in your country:
- England – NHS 111 (BSL) interpreter service
- Scotland – NHS 24 111
- Wales – NHS 111 Wales
- Northern Ireland – NHS 111 Northern Ireland
You can also call 18001 111 on a textphone.
How NHS 111 works
You answer questions about your symptoms on the website, or by speaking to a fully trained adviser on the phone.
You can ask for a translator if you need one.
Depending on the situation you’ll:
- find out what local service can help you
- be connected to a nurse, emergency dentist, pharmacist or GP
- get a face-to-face appointment if you need one
- be told how to get any medicine you need
- get self-care advice
You can also get:
Extended Hours Service (EHS)
Limbrick Wood Surgery have formed an alliance with a number of Practices across the city and are now able to offer appointments between 6.30pm and 9.30pm between Monday to Friday and at daytime on Saturday 9am to 12 noon and Sunday 10am to 1pm. These additional clinics are based on the ground floor of the City of Coventry Health Centre and 60 Station Avenue, Tile Hill and are manned by GPs working across the City. If you wish to benefit from these appointments please contact our reception team before 6.30pm on Monday to Friday.
The advantage of this service is that, because the appointment is made during surgery opening hours, the patient’s notes, including allergies, all medications and the latest test results, are sent to the EHS, so the outcome is much more satisfactory.
Open from 8am until 9pm and operates 7 days a week for help and advice. The centre is based at the City of Coventry Health Centre, 2 Stoney Stanton Road, Coventry CV1 4FS Tel: 0300 200 0060
Accident & Emergency, University Hospital of Coventry & Warwickshire
The department is purely for emergencies this does not include illnesses that can be treated at your GP surgery. Please only attend the department if it is urgent. Please do not attend the department just because your doctor's surgery is closed. Most Chemists offer advice and help and also the new NHS 111 will be able to advice patients.
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