Opening Hours

Southsea Medical Centre

Today
08:00 - 18:30
Sat 11 Jul
Closed
Sun 12 Jul
Closed
Mon 13 Jul
07:30 - 20:00
Tue 14 Jul
08:00 - 18:30
Wed 15 Jul
08:00 - 18:30
Thu 16 Jul
08:00 - 18:30

Devonshire Avenue Practice

Today
08:00 - 18:30
Sat 11 Jul
Closed
Sun 12 Jul
Closed
Mon 13 Jul
07:30 - 20:00
Tue 14 Jul
08:00 - 18:30
Wed 15 Jul
08:00 - 18:30
Thu 16 Jul
08:00 - 18:30

Notice to Patients

Devonshire Avenue Practice has been TEMPORARILY CLOSED. This is due to Staff shortages.

Extended Hours

The Practice now offers extended hours on Monday mornings and evenings for pre-booked appointments only. The extended hours service runs from 07:30 - 20.00 each Monday across both Practice sites.

Please note that there is no telephone access and only limited reception services during extended hours.

When We Are Closed

Out-of-Hours Service

This service is for urgent problems that cannot wait until your GP surgery opens (111). It will offer out of hours advice and assessment when your GP surgery is closed. 

You will be advised how best to care for yourself at home, referred to the most appropriate service for your needs or asked to wait until surgery opening hours.

Minor Injuries Unit - St Mary's Independent Treatment Centre

Staffed mainly by Nurse Practitioners
Useful for minor accidents and illnesses – for example:

  • Cuts requiring stitching
  • minor wounds
  • cuts and grazes
  • possible broken bones
  • minor head injuries
  • insect and animal bites

They cannot give a second opinion on a condition which has already been seen by a doctor.

A&E Department

Injuries:

  • Wounds needing stitching, burns, broken bones.
  • Nosebleeds which won’t stop

Emergency Ambulance 999

When you think that the person’s life may be in danger without immediate treatment.

For example:

  • Severe chest pain- particularly tight or crushing chest pain
  • Severe breathing difficulties
  • Suspected stroke – Face fallen on one side, unable to raise both arms, speech slurred.
  • Patient is unconscious or very drowsy
  • Overdose
  • Major accidents and fractures
  • Severe bleeding

In all these case dial 999 immediately

In other cases if you are not sure if an ambulance is needed then you are welcome to phone the Surgery for advice – see the numbers at the bottom of this page.

Please do not call an ambulance for minor illnesses or you may delay treatment getting to other people needing immediate help.

But do not delay if you think the person’s life may be in danger.

NHS 111

111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally. 

Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:

  • Treat yourself at home
  • Go to a Primary Care Centre

If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.

Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.