Out Of Hours

On Monday – Friday between 6.30pm & 8am & all day Saturday & Sunday, please phone NHS 111 which is a free to call non-emergency, medical helpline operating in England. The service is part of the country’s NHS telephone triage and advice services.  Available 24 hours a day, the NHS111 service is intended for ‘urgent but not life-threatening’ health issues

The service is available for urgent healthcare assessment and you will be directed to the most suitable local service for your needs. If you are unsure which healthcare service you need to visit, the NHS111 service will signpost you to the most appropriate care for your condition, for example GP, local pharmacy, walk-in centre, community based service, A&E or an emergency ambulance response.

Calls to NHS 111 are free from landlines and mobile phones.

Local Walk-In-Centres

There are three NHS Walk-in Centres in Manchester. These centres deal with:

  • Minor illnesses
  • Minor injuries
  • Emergency contraception

You don’t need an appointment – just drop in.

City Health Centre
2nd Floor, Boots, 32 Market Street,
Manchester, M1 1PL
Tel: 0161 839 6227
Open seven days a week: 8am – 8pm

Hawthorn Medical Centre
Unit K – Fallowfield Retail Park
Birchfields Road
M14 6FS
Tel: 0161 220 6080

Monday – Friday
8:30am to 10:30am, 1pm to 3pm, 4:30pm to 6pm

 Saturday and Sunday
10am to 12pm, 2pm to 4pm

Primary Care Emergency Centre
Manchester Royal infirmary
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9WL
Tel: 0161 276 5193

Monday to Friday: 8.30am-10pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 10am -10pm

Your local chemist may be able to advise you regarding ‘over the counter’ medicines for minor illness.