When We Are Closed
Please use our emergency line weekdays between 08:00-08:30 & 18:00-18:30 to contact the duty doctor on
01460 52284 and follow the prompt to press 9.
This line will only be open during the times specified and is for emergency calls only. At all other times see details below:
The Out of Hours Service - NHS 111
Telephone: 111 (free)
Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
From March 2013 people in Somerset will have a new, easy to remember telephone number to call when they need medical help fast, but it isn’t a 999 emergency.
You should call the NHS 111 service if you need medical help fast, but it’s not a 999 emergency.
You will be assessed, given advice and directed straightaway to the local service that can help you best. Calls to NHS 111 are free from landlines and mobile phones.
111 will be free to call and will be available 24 hours a day,
365 days a year.
Minor Injury Units and Treatment Centres in Somerset
The following community hospitals have a Minor Injury Unit or a Local Treatment Centre:
Chard Community Hospital Crewkerne Road Chard TA20 1NF
General enquiries 01460 238220
The hospital has a nurse led Minor Injuries Unit which is open seven days a week 10.00am - 18:00pm. including bank holidays.
Crewkerne Community Hospital Middle Path
Crewkerne TA18 8BG
General enquiries 01460 72491
The hospital has a nurse led Treatment Centre which is open Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) 09.00 - 17.00
Remember: if it is a medical emergency—if you believe that you, or a member of your family might die if you do not get medical help immediately—then you should call 999 and ask for an ambulance.