With immediate effect, the opening times for the Dispensary have changed to the following:
DISPENSARY OPENING TIMES: 8.30am - 1.00pm then 2.00pm - 6.30pm
PHONE LINES ARE STILL ONLY OPEN BETWEEN 12.00PM AND 3.00PM.
At Beckington Family Practice we offer additional appointments outside of our normal working week including some Saturday mornings, this is on a rotational basis between St Luke's and Fromefield.
Please contact reception for dates and times of available appointments.
Out Of Hours
We are closed between 18:30 and 08:00 and also during weekends and bank holidays, if you require non-urgent medical assistance Telephone 111.
Your call will be assessed by an experienced nurse who will give you the most appropriate type of help or advice. The nurse can call an ambulance, arrange access to the on-call doctor, or provide advice and information on health care matters.
Minor Injury Units
Minor Injury Units are staffed by Emergency Nurse Practitioners, who have the training and experience to deal with: cuts · remove foreign bodies · dress wounds · cuts and grazes · burns · scalds · minor broken bones · insect and animal bites · screening and treatment for Chlamydia.
Frome Community Hospital
The minor injuries unit operates a Nurse Led Treatment Centre
Seven days a week 08:00 – 21:00 (last patient admitted 20:30).
Telephone 01373 454770
X-ray is available at Frome MIU during these times:
09:00 – 17:00 Monday- Friday
Trowbridge Community Hospital
The minor injuries unit is open 7 days a week from 10:00 - 18:00
for patients that have contacted NHS 111.
Telephone 111 or there is a yellow phone at the entrance to the unit.
Please note that this unit is not open to 'walk in' patients and there is no
X-ray facility on site.
NHS 111 Online
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:
To 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.