Emergencies

The Practice is responsible for your primary care between the hours of 8.00am and 6.30pm Monday to Friday.

If you need medical assistance outside of these times please contact NHS111 by telephone 111.

The nearest Accident and Emergency Unit to both Frome & Warminster is based at the Royal United Hospital, Bath

You should dial 999 immediately if you or someone else is seriously ill, for example if someone:

  • has had a major accident
  • has problems with breathing
  • has severe chest pains
  • is unconscious
  • has lost a lot of blood

Alternatively there are minor injury units in Frome Community Hospital (8am to 10:30pm – 7 days a week) and Trowbridge Community Hospital (24/7)

Minor Injury Unit staff can:

  • stitch cuts
  • remove foreign bodies from ears, noses etc
  • remove splinters
  • dress minor wounds, cuts and grazes
  • apply plaster casts
  • provide screening and treatment for Chlamydia and treat
  • sprains and strains
  • minor broken bones
  • minor burns and scalds
  • minor head injuries
  • insect and animal bites
  • minor eye injuries
  • other minor injuries

You can also get medical advice from NHSChoices or by telephoning 0845 46 47