Emergencies / Out Of Hours
For true emergencies (such as sudden severe chest pain or breathlessness, choking, symtoms of a stroke, severe bleeding) – please call 999.
If you need a doctor urgently, please telephone 742 5211.
During surgery hours you will be put in touch with one of our doctors.
Out of Hours services
After 6.30pm and at weekends you should call 111
if its not a 999 emergency but you need medical help fast call 111. The NHS 111 service is a fast and easy way to get the right help - wherever you are and whatever the time. The servcie provides medical advice and if neccessary will call an ambulance for you. For more information click here.
To call 111 is free from land lines and from mobiles (although you must have 1p credit on your mobile phone to be able to make the free call). You may be given telephone advice or asked to come to a local out of hours centre at either Solihull or Heartlands hospital.
The local out of hours centres are run by Birmingham and District General Practitioner Emergency Rooms. It is made up of local doctors who have joined together to provide a consistently high quality service for patients in Solihull and Birmingham. If the doctor thinks a home visit is necessary because of your medical condition, they will arrange for someone to call.