Out of Hours Services

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust offers urgent medical care outside of normal GP hours, during evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Out of Hours Services

 To access the out of hours service call 111

  • Monday to Friday: 6.30pm to 8.00am
  • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 24 hours

 In an emergency dial 999 immediately.

 

Grantham Enhanced Primary Care Out of Hours Service

This service is for patients in need of urgent treatment for minor injuries and is based in the Kingfisher Suite at Grantham and District Hospital.

The service is open:

  • seven days a week: 6.30pm to 11.30pm

Patients can walk-in to access care for their injury without an appointment.

The Enhanced Primary Care Out of Hours Service can treat patients for:

  • cuts, grazes and lacerations (but not very deep cuts that will not stop bleeding)
  • minor scalds and burns
  • strains, sprains and suspected fractures
  • bites and stings

The service can not help patients with:

  • head injuries with loss of consciousness
  • road traffic injuries
  • overdose of drugs or drinking of chemicals
  • severe allergic reactions
  • impacted foreign bodies
  • doctor's certificates
  • repeat prescriptions.

This service will run temporarily while reduced opening hours are in effect at the A&E department at Grantham and District Hospital. This service is not a replacement for A&E. 

The existing Out of Hours Service will continue to operate as normal for patients for minor illnesses at Grantham, with appointments accessed via 111 from 6.30pm until 8am.

  Further details about A&E services at Grantham District Hospital can be found here

Deaf or Hard of Hearing

The service is available to people with a hearing impairment or communication difficulties.

The NHS 111 service is typetalk friendly, the national telephone relay service for people with communication difficulties and NHS 111 call advisers have been trained to deal with callers using typetalk.

The Textphone number is 18001 111

Pharmacies

For details of the pharmacies in your area, click the link below:

 Out of hours pharmacies