The Surgery is closed from 6pm to 8am, weekends and Public Holidays.
During these times please call NHS24 on 111. If you feel your condition is an emergency call 999.
You will be given advice, asked to attend the Borders General Hospital or a home visit by a local doctor will be arranged. NHS Borders is responsible for this service.
When to call an ambulance.
If someone suddenly becomes seriously ill, it may be best to call for an emergency ambulance. If you or someone with you develops any of the following symptoms, immediately dial 999 and ask for the ambulance service:
- Sudden severe chest or abdominal pain
- Severe breathlessness
- Sudden unexplained loss of consciousness
- Heavy bleeding from a wound or injury
- Head injury causing loss of consciousness
- Severe injury following a fall
- Possible stroke – facial weakness, arm weakness or slurred speech
For more details refer to the Scottish ambulance service’s website.