GP extended access service and other alternative services to A&E
Routine and urgent evening and weekend appointments with a GP or nurse are available for all Enfield patients at one of four GP hubs. To request an appointment speak to the practice reception staff or call 111 in the evenings or weekends when the practice is closed.
Appointments are available:
- Monday to Friday: 6.30pm - 8pm
- Weekends and public holidays: 8am - 8pm
For more information about this service, please see the Enfield CCG frequently asked questions page here: http://www.enfieldccg.nhs.uk/primary-care-gp-hubs.htm
When you have an urgent, but non-life-threatening medical need call 111. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. For more information visit www.nhs.uk/111 or visit NHS 111 online to find medical help near you.
You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.
NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. You can also ask for a translator if you need one.
For more information visit www.nhs.uk/111
NHS 111 is now available online.
Your local pharmacist can give you friendly expert advice about over-the-counter medicines that can help with lots of common conditions without the need for an appointment. Other services include smoking cessation and the minor ailments scheme.
Urgent care centres
These centres treat most injuries and illnesses that are urgent but not life threatening. You don’t need to book an appointment - just turn up and you will be seen by either a doctor or nurse.
- Chase Farm Urgent Care Centre, Chase Farm Hospital, The Ridgeway, Enfield, EN2 8JL. Open 8am-10pm, every day.
- North Middlesex Urgent Care Centre, North Middlesex Hospital, Sterling Way, Edmonton, N18 1QX. Situated in A&E and open 24 hours a day, every day.
Mental health emergency
In a mental health crisis please call 020 8702 3800.
Accident and Emergency (A&E)
For life threatening illnesses or injuries go to A&E or call 999. A&E and 999 should only be used in a critical or life threatening situation.
- North Middlesex University Hospital, Sterling Way, Edmonton, N18 1QX Tel: 020 8887 2000
- Barnet Hospital, Wellhouse Lane, Barnet, EN5 3DJ Tel: 020 8216 4600