Easter Bank Holiday Weekend Closure

Our surgeries will be closed for urgent appointments and general enquiries from Friday, 29 March – Monday, 1 April and will reopen as usual on Tuesday, 2 April. Any prebooked routine appointments scheduled to happen during these times as part of our Enhanced Access will go ahead as planned.

Please Think Which Service you need this bank holiday and if you need medical advice (that isn’t an emergency) then 111.nhs.uk is available 24 hours a day 365 days a year for advice and support. NHS 111 will be able to assess you and direct you to the most appropriate service for your problem.

Other ways for you to get advice whilst our surgeries are closed:

➡️ Visit your local pharmacy who can give advice and prescribe certain medications where appropriate. Use the NHS Find a Pharmacy service to see which of your local pharmacies are open over the bank holiday weekend https://www.england.nhs.uk/midlands/nhs-england-and-nhs-improvement-midlands-work/bank-holiday-pharmacy-opening%20times/#derbyshire

➡️ Visit an Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC). In Derbyshire, our UTCs are located in Buxton, Ilkeston*, Ripley* and Whitworth Hospital and are open seven days a week, between 8am and 8pm. UTCs can assess sprains, strains, cuts, broken bones, fractures, stings, bites, wound infections, minor head injuries, minor burns, animal bits, minor eye injuries and infections.

➡️ For dental issues please contact your dentist, or if they are not open please visit 111.nhs.uk

Please keep 999 and ED (Emergency Department) free for genuine life-threatening emergencies

*Ilkeston Urgent Treatment Centre is currently operating an appointment-only service via NHS111, please call 111 or go online to 111.nhs.uk to book an appointment. Ripley Urgent Treatment Centre is open to walk-in patients only.