If you telephone the surgery when we are closed, you will hear a recorded message advising you of the number to ring should you need treatment or advice.
In the unlikely event that the surgery telephone is unavailable, the contact numbers are listed below:
Ring NHS 111
NHS 111 is available 24/7 every day of the year.
When you ring 111, you will speak to an experienced triage nurse, who can offer advice about a wide range of ailments. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered.
Ashton walk-in centre:
This has moved next to A&E at Tameside Hospital.
This new urgent treatment centre has the benefit of being located alongside other hospital services, for example X-ray, everyday from 9am until 9pm.
If you need to attend this service please follow the signs to Walk-in Centre/Urgent Treatment Centre.
Telephone 0161 342 7050
Additional information on all of the services above can be found on the NHS Choices website.
The website also provides information on health conditions and their treatment and management.
Ring 999 or visit the Accident & Emergency department at Tameside General Hospital
The Accident & Emergency department at Tameside General Hospital should be used for medical emergencies ONLY.
Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
The Accident and Emergency Department should only be used by people with serious injuries or serious illness requiring immediate treatment, but we realise that people are not always sure where else to go.
By using the other services described above, next time you need treatment, you can avoid a lengthy wait at the hospital as well as helping us make sure A&E is there to look after those who need it the most.
Dukinfield Medical Practice can provide patients with appointments for urgent problems every week day.