Our Emergency Department is extremely busy. 

If you need medical care or advice that is urgent but not an immediate, genuine emergency, please visit https://111.nhs.uk/ or call 111 first so trained NHS 111 advisors can tell you the best place to be seen quickly.

Please remember there is also the Urgent Treatment Centre at Seaton House, NG2 4LA.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are asking patients, visitors and staff to wear a surgical face mask at all times inside our hospitals. If you do not have a surgical face mask, you can pick one up at any of our hospital entrances. This is to increase patient safety.  Exceptions can be made for those who are unable to tolerate the use of surgical masks. 

Information regarding COVID-19

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Click here to access the NHS111 website.

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

To stop the spread of viral infections like this it is always good practice to:

To stop the spread of viral infections like this it is always good practice to:

  • Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.

Coronavirus advice for people living with diabetes

The NHS and PHE have worked with Diabetes UK to produce advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak for people living with diabetes. It includes advice on attending routine appointments and increasing blood glucose monitoring, as well as recommending general good practice around handwashing and reducing the risk of picking up infections. The advice has been published on the Diabetes UK website.

COVID-19 Recovery

Download the COVID-19 recovery information booklet below:

For more information please visit: www.nhs.uk/coronavirus