When We Are Closed
In a genuine emergency you should call 999.
Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
If you need a doctor in an emergency and our practice is closed, please use our usual number, 020 7848 2613, to access the out of hours options. Please be prepared to take note of the information given on the voicemail.
Alternatively you can call our out of hours team direct for a problem that cannot wait between:
-8-9am call 0208 969 0808.
-6:30pm to 8am or weekends- 0208 969 7777 - this will get you through to the Westminster 111 service.
Please be ready to give your name, address and telephone number, state that you are registered at King’s College Health Centre, and explain the problem clearly. The doctor may give you advice, arrange for a prescription, or if appropriate visit you at home.
NON URGENT ACCESS WHEN WE ARE CLOSED
Patients in Westminster have access to GP and Practice Nurses appointments from 6.30pm - 8.00pm Monday to Friday and from 8.00am - 8.00pm Saturday and Sunday as part of the Extended Hours GP Access Service.
These appointments are available at three sites across Westminster:
Pimlico Health @ the Marvern
The Westbourne Green Surgery
Patients can book these appointments by contacting their GP practice during opening hours or by calling NHS 111 when the Practice is closed.
There are also local NHS Walk-in Centres which provide advice and treatment for minor illnesses. For ongoing medical conditions you should see your GP. Find your nearest NHS Walk-in Centre at www.nhs.uk
Minor Injuries Units are equipped to deal with cuts, sprains, fractures, bites and stings, wound infections, minor head injuries and minor eye injuries. The nearest one to the Strand Campus is at Guy’s Hospital.
Additionally see our page on minor injuries.
Have you been sexually assaulted? - please contact The Havens - Camberwell, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill London.
Tel: 0207 346 1599 - (8.30 to 17.00 Monday to Friday) or 0207 737 4000 at all other times.
Are you feeling distressed? Call the Samaritans – they are a long established organisation, dedicated to people in distress who feel they cannot cope and who may be considering suicide. Their helpline is open 24 hours, 365 days a year.