Out of Hours and Emergencies
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
In case of a life-threatening emergency, please dial 999.
Patient Survey 2022- Your Opinions Are Important20th December 2022
The 2022 Shirland Medical Patient Survey is here. Please complete using the link, alternatively paper copies are available from reception. […]
Welcome to the NHS: For Migrants14th November 2022
A new resource from NHS England is available to help refugees and asylum seekers navigate NHS services. The six-minute animation has […]
Parents Warned About Dangers of Children Missing Vaccines15th September 2022
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is warning parents and guardians of the serious health risks from children missing routine […]
Our Patient Participation Group
A Patient Participation Group (PPG) is where a group of health professionals and patients can come together to address issues that effect health and health services in their local community.
The agenda of any particular group will depend upon the local needs, interests and energies of the participants, but its key role is to:
- Enable patients to have a say on how the practice operates
- Provide feedback on new systems within the practice such as booking an appointment
- Act as a sounding board for ideas Support the practice to provide a high quality of care and service delivery.
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.