Bradford Out of Hours Services provides a range of services for patients who need urgent medical treatment or advice.
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The number is 0845 4647
For health advice and reassurance, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
You can even find advice online. Just plug in your symptoms and see.
This means that between 6.30 pm and 8.00 am on weekdays, or the whole of weekends, Bank Holidays or Public holidays you will need to dial a new telephone number if you need to see a doctor urgently and cannot wait until the next working day.
Please do not use this number for prescriptions, test results o
r routine enquiries.
When you dial the number, specially trained NHS staff will ask you some questions. They will then:
- Pass you on to a doctor or nurse who can give you advice over the telephone
- Refer you to a Primary Care Centre for an appointment to see a doctor
- Arrange a home visit
- Refer your call to the Ambulance Service
NHS Direct offers free expert health information and advice 24-hours a day on 0845 4647 or at their website www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk which also offers an enquiry service.