There are a range of healthcare services you and your family can access if you become unwell.
This helpful 'Choose Well' film, made by NHS Bexley, explains which service to use and when.
By choosing well you will receive treatment fast, leaving emergency services to those who need them most.
This film contains subtitles.
Local people can receive urgent care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at:
These urgent care centres can usually help if you need urgent treatment for problems such as these:
Please be advised that you can call 111 in the first instance for medical advice and they will direct you to where you should attend to receive the correct treatment.
A&E departments assess and treat patients with serious injuries or illnesses.
Generally, you should visit A&E (or call 999) for life-threatening emergencies, such as:
If an ambulance is needed, call 999.
There are A&E departments at the following hospitals:
Princess Royal University Hospital
Tel: 01689 863486
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Tel: 0208 836 6846 (Urgent care) / 0208 836 4361 (A&E)
Darent Valley Hospital
Darent Wood Road
Tel: 01322 428100