ashcroft surgery,

Newlands Way, Eccleshill, Bradford, BD10 0JE, West Yorkshire, UK

Useful Numbers

  • CALL 111 –  open 24 hours for help with medical problems of short duration and sudden onset
  • ANY LOCAL PHARMACIST for good advice about medicines, minor illness
  • DISTRICT NURSES: 01274 256 131 for wounds, dressings, elderly people
  • HEALTH VISITORS: 01274 221 223 for advice about babies and children
  • MIDWIVES: 01274 623 952 if you’re pregnant
  • National Coronavirus Support Line 0333 880 6619

Out of Hours Advice

Bradford Out of Hours Services provides a range of services for patients who need urgent medical treatment or advice.


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NHS Direct 

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

NHS Direct offers free expert health information and advice 24-hours a day on 0845 4647 or at their website which also offers an enquiry service.


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