Health - Married / Accompanied

Health Information - Married / Accompanied

Serving Personnel

Medical and dental care for serving personnel is provided by the Medical Centre

Station Medical Centre - 01902 377599

Sick parade, only open to Service Personnel:
0700 - RAF Cosford patients
0800 - Donnington patients

0800-1700 - Routine clinics, open to all.

Station Dental Centre - 01902 377541
Open – Monday 0800 to 1200 and 1330 to 1700
Friday 0800 to 1200 and 1300 to 1600

Out of Hours Service
NHS 111 Tel: 111 if out of hours is used, you much report the incident to the Medical Centre the following working day.

Accident and Emergency
Dial 999

Dependants

Medical Care

Dependants living at RAF Cosford site can use the Station Medical Centre, otherwise Dependants’ medical care is provided by NHS GP practices. Some local practices are listed below according to areas. Details of all FP practices, dentists and hospitals in the area can be found at www.nhs.uk/service-search by entering a postcode or by clicking on the local services tab. To register contact the GP practice direct.

The NHS provides a free text message service called NHS Choices mobile wherever you are in the UK. By texting 64746 you can get details of the nearest Accident & Emergency, Emergency dentist, GP and other services sent straight to your mobile phone at the standard mobile text rate. Use key words such as ‘accident’ for A&E departments, ‘walk’ for walk in centres, ‘dentist’, ‘doctor’, ‘pharmacy’. To find out more log onto www.reactfirst.co.uk.

Local Practices

Albrighton Medical Practice
Shaw Lane
Albrighton
WV7 3DT
01902 372301
www.albrightonmedicalpractice.co.uk

Donnington Medical Practice
Wrekin Drive
Donnington
TF2 8EA
01952 605252
www.donningtonmedicalpractice.co.uk

NHS Walk in Centre
Malling Health
Telford Town Centre
TF2 8SJ
01952 293258
www.telfordccg.nhs.uk/walk-in-centre

Dental Care

NHS dental care provision varies according to availability. The following helpline can provide information: www.nhs.uk/service-search

Dawley Dental Practice
82 King Street
Dawley
Telford
TF4 2AH
01902 505120
www.dawleydental.co.uk
If you are a dependant of a serving member of HM Forces, we would like to support you. 50% of the dentists and hygienists at this practice have served in the Army and the RAF. We know how difficult it is to become registered for NHS dental care when you move from place to place on posting. Therefore if you phone us and confirm you are a military dependant we are happy to see you on the NHS. There is no waiting list; call us and we will see you as soon as we can (the same day if it is urgent)

Additional Services

The nearest hospital with Accident & Emergency cover is Princess Royal Hospital, Apley Castle, Telford.TF1 6TF Tel: 01952 641222

The nearest Minor Injuries Unit and Walk in facility is Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) offer help with a range of injuries and ailments, including simple breaks, earache, sore throats, children’s illnesses, minor head injuries, burns and even emergency contraception. You do not need an appointment. The nearest MIU is: Bridgnorth MIU, Bridgnorth Community Hospital, Northgate, Bridgnorth, WV16 4EU Tel: 01746 762641 Mon-Fri: 8am - 9.30pm Weekends: 8am - 9.30pm

NHS 111 operates a 24 hour a day 365 days a year health advice and information helpline Tel: 111 Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones (you should use this service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation. For immediate, life-threatening emergencies, continue to call 999)

NHS Choices www.nhs.uk

The British Dental Health Foundation provides an independent advice service Tel: 0845 063 1188

Pharmacy & Optician

TA Rhodes Pharmacy, 77 High Street, Albrighton, Wolverhampton , WV7 3JA
01902 372363

ASDA Pharmacy, Donnington, Telford, 01902 621710

Albrighton Eye Centre, Station Road, Albrighton, 01902 374727

High Street Opticians available in Telford Town Centre

Blood Donor

To register to give blood locally or to book an appointment: http://www.blood.co.uk/

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