246 Wigan Road
Ashton In Makerfield, Wigan
Lancashire, WN4 0AR

Urgent Problems and Out of Hours


Life Threatening Emergencies

In a life threatening emergency such as sudden severe chest pain, severe breathlessness, loss of power in a limb, loss of consciousness or severe bleeding dial 999.

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Injuries

The surgery is equipped to treat minor injuries like small cuts and joint sprains. If the injury is more severe or may involve a broken bone then you should attend the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at the following hospitals:

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary. Telephone 01942 244 000

Also in the event of poisoning or overdose the attend A&E

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Urgent Problems

If you have an urgent medical problem you can:

Telephone the Surgery

Telephone 01942 807 733 during our surgery opening times.
You will be helped as quickly as possible, either by advice over the telephone from a Doctor, an emergency appointment at the surgery, or by a visit.

Contact NHS 111

Telephone NHS 111 or go online by visiting 111.nhs.uk.
Available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The online service is for people aged 5 years and over only.

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NHS 111

NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.

Get help online or on the telephone:

To get help from NHS 111, you can:

  • go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 and over only)
  • call 111
  • NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In life threatening emergencies such as chest pain and severe shortness of breath you should call 999