Doctor Availability

At DVMP a doctor is always available throughout the surgery opening times (as shown on the website home page).

In the event of our doctor being absent to attend essential, mandatory training during our normal working hours, emergency cover is provided by phoning NHS 111.

Between 18.00 and 18.30 from Monday to Friday (apart from weekends and bank holidays) emergency cover is provided by DVMP (please phone our normal surgery numbers). After 18.30 (and also weekends or bank holidays) until 08:00 the next working day, NHS 111 is responsible for providing emergency cover. Please telephone 111.

The emergency numbers to ring after 18.00 till 08.00 Monday to Friday, and throughout weekends or bank holidays are provided by phoning our normal surgery numbers (as shown on the website home page).

Please listen to any recorded message carefully to ensure you obtain the correct emergency numbers.