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NHS 111 First – Talk before you walk to help avoid busy A&E waiting rooms Posted on 9 Nov 2020

If you are thinking of going to Croydon A&E, you can avoid busy waiting rooms by booking an appointment to get the best service for you.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to get help you can:

  • Go to (for people aged 5 and over only)
  • Call 111 for FREE from a landline or mobile phone (all ages) 

As your GP practice, we can see you by phone, online or in person, so don’t delay if you feel unwell.

If we are not open, NHS 111 is now able to book same day appointments for people in Croydon who need urgent care and support.

Our trained health advisors, including hospital doctors, nurses, GPs, paramedics and pharmacists are available 24/7 to help you get the right care close to where you live.

If your care is urgent, but not life-threatening, you could be booked an appointment at a set time in A&E, meaning shorter waiting times and safe social distancing in hospital to protect you and others from coronavirus.

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