Chawton House Surgery

St Thomas Street, Lymington, SO41 9ND

Telephone: 01590672953

hiowicb-hsi.chawtonhousesurgery@nhs.net

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Out of Hours Appointments

When the Surgery is closed (from 18:30 to 08:00 weekdays and at weekends/Bank Holidays), if you require urgent medical assistance, which cannot wait until the surgery re-opens, this is provided through the NHS 111 service dial 111 – calls are free from landlines and mobiles.

You will be asked for some details so that your needs can be assessed. You may be offered advice, an appointment at a Primary Care Centre or a home visit. Please note that the Primary Care Centres only see patients by appointment, so please ring the above number first.

Ambulance Service

If you have a life-threatening medical emergency, please dial 999, request the ambulance service, and be prepared to give the operator full details and location of the emergency.

A medical emergency is a critical or life-threatening situation for example:

 

·      Acute chest pain – “central crushing chest pain radiating to arm/neck”

 

·      Acute shortness of breath – “difficulty in breathing/fighting for breath
·      Acute weakness – “Act FAST”

–       Face drooping

–       Arms weakness

–       Speech difficulty

–       Time to call 999

·      Acute severe pain
·      Decreased level of consciousness/drowsy (especially in children, ask what the baby is doing)
·      Active bleeding
·      Infection – “Think SEPSIS”*

–         Slurred speech or confusion

–         Extreme shivering or muscle pain

–         Passing no urine all day

–         Severe breathlessness

–         I feel I might die

–         Skin mottled, ashen, blue or very pale

 

If your problem is less urgent than described above you may want to consider ‘Extended Access Appointments’ which are available outside normal surgery opening hours to make it easier for patients with busy working lives to arrange an appointment.

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Tuesday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Wednesday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:30pm
    The main reception is closed between 1-2pm but phone lines remain open for urgent medical needs.
  • Thursday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Friday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Saturday
    09:00am to 05:00pm
    Pre-arranged appointments only.
  • Sunday
    CLOSED
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