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The Village Surgery, Gillett Road, Talbot Village, Poole, BH12 5BFTel: 01202 525252
The Surgery will be closed from 3.30 pm until 6.30 pm on Thursday 28th March 2019 for mandatory staff training.
NHS 111 If you require medical help, please call the NHS 111 service on 111. This service is for urgent medical situations or if you or a member of your family becomes ill and you are concerned.
Local Pharmacist Your local pharmacist is often able to help you with mild medical ailments.
999 If you injury or illness is severe or if you have had a serious accident, telephone 999 and ask for an ambulance. Alternatively visit your local A&E department.
Walk-in Centre. There is a weekend clinic in the local area for holidaymakers, people without a permanent registered GP or those seeking treatment outside of normal surgery hours. There are no telephone bookings - you just turn up and are allocated an appointment on arrival. Please bear in mind that these clinics can be extremely busy and you may have a long wait to be seen. The weekend Walk-in Centre is at:
Boscombe & Springbourne Health Centre, 66-68 Palmerston Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4HT. Opening times: Saturday and Sunday 8 am to 8 pm.
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