What is an Emergency?

Whatever the time of day, if you or someone else experiences the symptoms below and you feel it is so serious that it cannot wait, go to the nearest Accident and Emergency Department or call 999.

Symptoms include

  • Chest pain
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Vomiting blood
  • Black stools
  • Breathlessness
  • Non-blanching rashes (the glass test)
  • Possible anaphylactic shock (swelling of mouth and throat)

Emergencies will be dealt with as a priority by a GP.

Minor Injuries

If you have had a minor injury within the last 48 hours why wait in A&E, contact the surgery for a Minor Injury appointment.

NHS 111 Urgent Care Services

Call 111 if you need medical help fast, but it’s not life-threatening. For example, if you;

  • Think you need to go to hospital
  • Don’t know who to call for medical help
  • Don’t have a GP to call
  • Need medical advice or reassurance about what to do next

Ask Your Pharmacist

Pharmacies can help with a range of common conditions and minor illness/ injuries, such as aches and pains, uncomplicated cystitis, colds and skin rashes. You don’t need an appointment; you can just pop in, so why wait for a consultation with your nurse or doctor. Don’t miss out on this valuable service on your high street. Visit the National Pharmacy Association website for more information.

Urgent Care Centres / Walk in Centres

These are walk in centres that non Knightsbridge Medical Centre patients can be referred to.

Soho Walk in Centre
1 Frith Street
Telephone: 020 7534 6500
Parsons Green NHS Walk in Centre
5-7 Parsons Green
Telephone: 020 8846 6758
Fulham NHS Urgent Care Centre
Fulham Palace Road
W6 8RF
Telephone: 020 313 3833
St Charles NHS Urgent Care Centre
St Charles Hospital
Exmoor Street
W10 6DZ
Telephone: 020 8969 2488