There are various alternative ways to access medical help during the hours the surgery is closed should this be required. These include:
Enhanced Access to Another Local GP Surgery
Gosberton Medical Centre is part of the South Lincs and Rural Primary Care Network (PCN), being a member of the PCN gives our patients access to out of hours appointments at 5 other PCN member practices. Please ask reception for availability. Note: you will need to be able to make your own travel arrangements.
Out of hours – NHS 111
NHS 111 are available at any time everyday of the week and can be access for medical advice and treatment either by ringing 111 or online at 111.nhs.uk. NHS 111 will advise of the most appropriate service for your needs. Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. If appropriate NHS 111 can then refer on to Out of hours services at Lincoln County Hospital.
Your local pharmacy
Pharmacists can provide advice and over the counter treatments for common illnesses and conditions that would not require a consultation with a nurse of doctor. Please visit How your pharmacy can help - NHS (www.nhs.uk)
A&E or 999
If you require urgent medical attention during the hours the practice are closed A&E and 999 services are available at any time.