Emergencies Dial 999
NHS 111 If you need to see a doctor when Fownhope Medical Centre is closed ring NHS 111 and you will be directed to the most appropriate care. You will be put through to staff trained in making sure that you receive the right sort of help quickly. You may be asked to travel to a hospital or out of hours GP, if you are fit to do so.
Taurus for Routine GP, Nurse or HCA Appointments in the Evening and at Weekends.
Our practice is part of the Herefordshire GP Federation – Taurus Healthcare. Together, the practices of Herefordshire and Tenbury work to provide 24/7 access to General Practice. This is offered routinely via the Practice or at Improved Access hubs and urgently via 111. We all use the same computer system, so with your permission, it means the professional you speak with can see your whole record and understand your history.
Taurus Healthcare operates six Improved Access Hubs on behalf of Herefordshire General Practice. These can be found at:
- South Wye Medical Centre (Hereford)
- The Marches (Leominster)
- Pendeen Surgery (Ross-on-Wye)
- Kington Medical Practice
- Ledbury Health Partnership
- Nunwell Surgery (Bromyard)
Opening times vary, but you can find full details here: https://www.herefordshiregeneralpractice.co.uk/for-patients/7-day-improved-access. Please note that these are not walk-in centres and you will need to make an appointment. To do so, please ask our reception staff for a ‘Taurus Extended Hours Appointment’.
If you need urgent support when surgeries are closed, NHS 111 can provide access to our local team. We provide telephone consultations, appointments at Station Medical Centre in Hereford and home visits, according to patient need.