After 18:00 weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays
To contact the emergency ‘Out –of-hours’ doctor please phone 111.
Click here to access NHS111 online
The ‘Out of Hours’ service is for URGENT MEDICAL PROBLEMS ONLY.
Other problems should wait until normal surgery hours when patient records are available.
All advice, medication or other treatment given by the emergency doctor will be notified to us in due course so that your records can be updated accordingly.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust
Derriford Road, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon PL6 8DH
TEL: 0845 1558155/ 01752 202082
FAX: 0845 155 8235
The Minor Injury Unit is open to anybody, no matter where they live. It is open everyday of the year from 8.30am to 9pm - including all bank holidays. An X-ray machine is available when required.
The Minor Injury Unit is located at the Cumberland Centre in Devonport across from Plymouth Albion Rugby Club
The Minor Injury Unit can treat a wide variety of problems including:
MIU, Cumberland Centre,
Damerel Close, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon PL1 4JZ
TEL: 01752 434400
Severe Chest Pain
Semi-Conscious (“floppy” if baby or child)
Overdose and Semi-Conscious
Overdose and Fully Conscious
Severe Breathlessness or Collapse
Severe Bleeding and Collapse
Serious Head Injury
Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.