Out of Hours
Out Of Hours Services
We are open from 8.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday, excluding Public and Bank Holidays. The following out of hours services are available when you feel a medical problem has arisen that need urgent attention:
|Croydon NHS Walk-in Centre|
|45 High Street, Croydon
No appointment needed – Monday – Friday 7am – 10pm -
Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays 9am – 10pm
020 8666 0555
Offers fast and convenient access to health advice and treatment seven days a week.
Open Monday to Friday 7am to 10pm and weekends/Bank Holidays from 9am to 10pm.
Services include treatment for minor injuries and illnesses and advice on staying healthy.
|Croydoc and Urgent Care Direct|
| A new service provided by NHS Direct and Croydoc (Croydon Doctors On Call) which started on 1st August 2006. Calls are prioritised by NHS Direct and calls requiring a doctor will be transferred "live" to Croydoc.
0845 603 8517
Provide service from 6.30pm until 8am weekdays and all weekends and Bank Holidays
|Accident and Emergency Department (Casualty)
Mayday Hospital, Mayday Road, Thornton Heath
020 8401 3000
Based at Mayday Hospital, London Road it is open 24 hours a day for patients who have an injury, or whose health has suddenly deteriorated and will need treatment urgently; for example, a suspected heart attack, severe breathing difficulties or head injury.
|Croydon Minor Injuries Unit|
|Croydon Minor Injuries Unit at Parkways Health Centre, Parkway, New Addington. Open weekends from 12noon to 10pm. Public Holidays and weekdays from 2pm to 10pm. No appointment is needed.
For less serious injuries such as cuts, grazes and sprains. It offers shorter waiting times than at Accident and Emergency.
|NHS Direct 0845 4647|
|NHS Direct – on 0845 4647 – is a 24-hour telephone service staffed by nurses, giving healthcare advice and information every day of the year.
If you are feeling unwell or are concerned about someone else, the experienced NHS Direct nurses will advise you whether the symptoms can be managed safely at home or whether you should seek further help, e.g. from your family doctor or a visit to the Walk-in Centre, Minor Injuries Unit or the Accident and Emergency Department.
Alternatively, you can click here to visit the NHS Direct Website which provides information about health services, and a variety of conditions and treatment choices (such as information on conditions relating to chest, lung and heart). It also has details of major national self-help groups.