If you need medical help fast, but it is not life threatening, then call 111
You can call the NHS number 111 first if you need medical advice or re-assurance about what to do next, or you don't have a GP to call, or think you might need to go to hospital.
If 111 is not yet available where you are, then the old number is
NHS Direct 0845 4647.
The NHS website has plenty of helpful advice about symptoms, local services, European health Insurance etc.
North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group
The North Lincolnshire CCG is the NHS organisation that procures local health services in North Lincolnshire. Their website at www.northlincolnshirecchg.nhs.uk also has lots of links about looking after yourself.
When to call 999
Use 999 in an emergency, for example when someone's life is at risk, or someone is seriously injured or critically ill.
Local Doctors' surgeries
Immingham / Roxton - The Roxton Practice
Tel 01469 572058 or (Keelby branch surgery) 01469 560202
Barton (Central Surgery)
Tel 01652 636600 or (Goxhill branch surgery) 01469 532617
A village surgery is held at St. Nicholas School, Ulceby
Emergency number 01652 661540
Barnetby Medical Centre (Dr. S. Ahmed)
Tel 01652 688203
Barnetby Medical Centre
West Town Surgery, Barton (Dr. A. Muralee)
Tel 01652 660041
The Killingholme Surgery (Dr. S.K. Naeem)
Tel 01469 540786 (South Killingholme)
(Formerly, Dr. Bhorchi's Practice)
(From information provided by the NHS.)
Above information believed correct at the time of writing13/10/2016
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