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Dartford West Health CentreTower RoadDartfordKent, DA1 2HATel: 01322 223960
Please be aware that Healthera will no longer be taking order for prescriptions from 30th September. You can still order your prescription by using any of the following:
- signing up the the NHS App;
- by email to prescriptions.OrchardPractice@nhs.net
- by blue slip or letter
Please note, we are not able to take prescription requests over the phone.
The surgery is open from 8am until 6.30 pm Monday to Friday.
With effect from Wednesday 13 March 2013 if you need a Doctor when the surgery is closed please call 111. This is a new NHS service. Please also see HEALTH HELP NOW
We would like to remind patients that you can access details of how to manage minor illnesses on www.nhs.uk and go onto Health A-Z
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
URGENT HELP AND ADVICE
GPs are experts in everyday health problems.
Contact your GP practice first.
LATE NIGHT AND SUNDAY PHARMACIES
Dartford - Lloyds 01322 311753, Sainsbury’s 01322 223379
Gravesend - Kings Pharmacy 01474 359559, Asda 01474 543410
Greenhithe - Asda 01322 374110, Boots (Bluewater) 01322 624780
Northfleet - Lloyds 01474 357709
Swanley - Thales Pharmacy 01322 664659, Asda 01322 661970
Fractured shoulders, arms or lower legs, sprains, cuts, minor burns. Illnesses such as ear, nose and throat infections.
Gravesham Community Hospital Minor Injuries Unit DA11 0DG 01474 360816
(8am-8pm, seven days a week. X-ray 8.30am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-5pm Monday-Friday)
Contact your dentist first
. If you don’t have a dentist call 0300 123 4412. Open 8am-4pm Mon-Fri.
Evenings and weekends, phone DentaLine
01634 890300 .
CONFIDENTIAL EMOTIONAL SUPPORT 24/7
Mental Health Matters helpline
0800 107 0160 or visit liveitwell.org.uk
Offers advice and support so that vulnerable people are not left at risk.
03000 416161 .
24 hours a day
Use your phone before you go.
Save A&E for when you really need it.