Lowfield Medical Centre

Emergencies

During surgery hours, ring the Receptionist on 01322 224550, and make it clear that your need is urgent. The Receptionist will be able to make you an appointment at short notice or put you through to speak to the Doctor. He or she will assess the situation and arrange the appropriate treatment.

When the surgery is closed you may still ring 01322 224550 at any time day or night and listen to the recorded message for further instructions.

If the emergency is serious. Dial 999 for an ambulance.

Out of Hours Service

NHS 111: Please telephone 111 for out of hours assistance.

Urgent help when you need it!

Need advice, to check symptoms or find an NHS service?

Need a Pharmacy?

Open until at least 9pm (Mon - Sat) and on Sundays

Sainsburys, Priory Centre, Dartford DA1 2HS 01322 223379
Asda, Crossways Boulevard, Greenhithe, DA9 9BT  01322 374100
Boots, Unit 8, Tower Retail Park, Crayford DA1 4LD 01322 315864

Dental Emergency?

Week days, contact your own dentist

If you do not have a dentist, call the West Kent NHS helpline 0800 0 850 850
In the evenings and at weekends, call DentaLine 01634 890300

Need to see a doctor?

If you need to see a GP urgently, tell your practice and  they will do their best to fit you in.

Need urgent medical care when your practice is closed?

Phone the out of hours service: NHS 111

Minor injury that may need cleaning stiching or dressing?

Your GP practice may have a practice nurse who can clean and dress wounds. Alternatively, a minor injuries unit is open 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week at Gravesham Community Hospital, DA11 0DG. Tel: 01474 360500

Serious or life threatening illness or injury

Phone 999 or go to the emergency department at Darent Valley Hospital DA2 8DA

Save A&E for when you need it!

If you are unsure, then 'phone before you go'. Call NHS 111.