Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
2 The SlieveHandsworth WoodBirmingham, B20 2NRTel: 0121 554 1812
Thursday 18:30 – 20:00
If you need medical attention during these periods ring out of hours on 111.
The emergency number is available from 18:30 to 08:00 Monday to Thursday and from 18:30 on Friday continuously through the weekend until 08:00 on Monday morning (excluding bank holidays & statutory holidays).
NHS111 operates a 24 hour nurse advice and health information service and comprehensive health website. Tel: 111 or www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
You can get advice and treatment from other NHS agencies if we cannot see you earlier, such as:
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
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