If you need a doctor urgently and the surgery is closed please consider the following options:
If you require urgent medical assistance please call 1-1-1, to access the NHS 111 service. NHS 111 is free to call from landlines and mobiles.”
If you are calling outside of the London borough of Croydon you may not currently be able to access NHS 111 by dialling 1-1-1. Instead call 0118 990 2147. Calls to this number will incur standard network charges.
Access to Emergency Contraception
Emergency contraceptive pills can be taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sex. Free emergency pills are available from:
Croydon NHS Walk-In Centre
If you wish to see a GP or nurse without an appointment please visit the GP Led Health Centre at the Walk in Centre, 2 Edridge Road Croydon CR9 1PJ between 8am and 8pm on any week days, weekends or bank holidays. Telephone: 020 3040 0800
Also patients are able as an alternative to their GP to access their local community pharmacy (the Minor Ailments Scheme is available at all Croydon pharmacies). Fairview Pharmacy in Edridge Road is open every day from 8am-8pm.
Access to Emergency Dentistry
The Croydon emergency dental service (Croydent) is available seven days a week for both registered and unregistered patients. Appointments must be made by phone between 6.30pm and 9.30pm. Telephone: 020 8401 3443
Community family planning clinics
Call PALS for your nearest clinic Telephone: 020 8274 6333
Some Community Pharmacists
Call PALS for a list Telephone: 020 8274 6333