Local services

If you require medical help outside of our regular GP hours, please consider:

  • Self-care – for minor ailments (e.g. grazed knee, cold, sore throat)
  • Pharmacy– for advice on treating common illnesses (e.g. diarrhoea, runny nose, headache)
  • NHS 111 – for advice or urgent medical help (e.g. to find out which medical service is most appropriate)
  • Minor Injury Unit / Walk-In Centre – for injuries and illness needing urgent treatment (strains, sprains, stitches)
  • 999 / Accident & Emergency – for serious illness or life-threatening injury (including chest pain, suspected stroke, severe blood loss, or breathing difficulties)

Nearby pharmacies

  • Boots Minchinhampton (GL6 9JA) – 01453 882146
  • Boots Bussage (GL6 8DE) – 01453 886869
  • Boots Stroud High Street (GL5 1AS) – 01453 764292
  • Lloyds Nailsworth (GL6 0DU) – 01453 832051
  • Lloyds Dudbridge in Sainsburys (GL5 3HG) – 01453 763243
  • Lloyds Rowcroft (GL5 3BE) – 01453 764513
  • Superdrug Stroud High Street (GL5 1AS) – 01453 764079
  • Tesco Stroud Stratford Road (GL5 4AG) – 01452 801026
  • Cainscross Pharmacy (GL5 4JG) – 01453 759205

Nearby minor injury units (MIUs)

It is recommended that you call the Gloucestershire MIU triage system on 0300 421 7777. They can direct you to your nearest MIU and book you an advance appointment

  • Stroud (appointment only) – 0300 421 8884
  • Cirencester (walk-in) – 0300 421 6200

Nearby hospitals

You can find the nearest hospital by using the “Find A Hospital” NHS Website

  • Stroud General Hospital (GL5 2HY) – 0300 421 8080
  • Tetbury Hospital (GL8 8XB) – 01666 502336
  • Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (GL1 3NN) – 0300 422 5800
  • Cheltenham General Hospital (GL53 7AN) – 0300 422 3800
  • Cirencester Hospital (GL7 1UY) – 0300 421 6200
  • Vale Community Hospital in Dursley (GL11 4BA) – 0300 421 8494

District nurses

Our local district nurses are now based at Prices Mill Surgery in Nailsworth, providing home nursing care for the housebound. To contact them, please call 0300 421 6073 (before 16:00) or 0300 421 0555 (after 16:00)

Mental health support

If you or someone you know needs urgent help in a mental health crisis, call the Gloucestershire Crisis team on 0800 169 0398. If there is an immediate danger to life, dial 999 or go to your nearest Accident & Emergency Department.

Local services providing mental health support

  • Gloucestershire Counselling Service – visit the website
  • Let’s Talk – visit the website or call 0800 073 2200
  • Every Mind Matters – visit the website, where you can also find information on how to create your own personalised “Mind Plan” with steps to protect your mental health and prevent problems escalating
  • The Samaritans – visit the website or call 116 123

Support for young people and children

  • Childline – visit the website or call 0800 11 11
  • Young Minds – visit the website or text “YM” to 85258 for free 24/7 text support
  • Teens In Crisis – visit the website
  • ChatHealth – young people aged 11-19 years can get advice and support from a school nurse using the ChatHealth confidential texting service. Questions can be asked about a range of topics, including anxiety, emotional health and wellbeing, sexual health and relationships, family issues, body image, and a range of other health concerns. Send a text to 07507 333 351 and you should receive a response the same day within working hours.

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