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​The NHS Walk-in Centre, New Cross will close on Saturday 31 March 2018


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Following the formal consultation on the future of the NHS Walk-in Centre, New Cross and improving access and provision to primary care, NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has decided to close the NHS New Cross Walk-in Centre on Saturday 31 March 2018. All other services at the Waldron Health Centre are unaffected.

For Southwark residents who use the NHS New Cross Walk-in Centre, there are other services available across Southwark that you can access when the centre closes

The Extended Primary Care Service provides additional appointments with local GPs 7 days a week, 8am to 8pm. All appointments must be booked through your GP surgery and are available to anyone who is registered with a Southwark GP. The service is available at two locations in Southwark; Lister Health Centre in Peckham and Spa Medical Centre in Bermondsey. These appointments are exactly like an appointment at your own GP practice.

Pharmacists are medically trained and can give you expert advice on medicines and how they work as well as help you decide whether you need to see a doctor. You don't need an appointment or even make a purchase and you can talk to them in a private consultation area and in confidence. For minor illnesses, headache, stomach upsets, bites and stings, you should visit your local pharmacy.

NHS 111 is much more than a helpline, it is there to help anyone worried about an urgent medical concern get the right attention fast. When it's not an emergency, patients should call the free NHS 111 service to receive medical attention urgently when you need it.

For minor cuts and grazes, bruises, minor sprains, coughs and colds you can self-care. With self-care you can take control and start to feel better quicker. Try to ensure your medicine cabinet has all the basics such as plasters, bandages and pain killers, you can download a list here. If medicines are past their use-by date, do not use them. Always keep medicines out of the reach and sight of children.

For life threatening emergencies please go to A&E or call 999.