When We Are Closed
From 18:30 through until 08:00 and all day on Saturday and Sunday, the out of hours service provides cover for patients. You can contact the out of hours service on 111 - this call is free from both landlines and mobiles.
This number can also be used if you require medical advice.
Walk In Service
There is a walk-in service at Horne Street Medical practice, Hanson Lane, Halifax that is open from 08:00 to 18.00 weekends and Bank Holidays.
All patients are welcome to use this service for minor illness or urgent care that does not warrant an A&E attendance. Examples of things that you could attend for are: emergency family planning, coughs, colds and flu-like symptoms, minor cuts and wounds, dressings, muscle and joint injuries, skin complaints, sunburn, head lice, stomach ache, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhoea.
If you attend the walk-in centre we will be notified so that we can ensure that your medical record is kept fully up to date.
Accident & Emergency (A&E)
A&E departments assess and treat patients with serious injuries or illnesses. Generally, you should visit A&E or call 999 for emergencies, such as:
- loss of consciousness,
- pain that is not relieved by simple analgesia,
- acute confused state,
- severe chest pain, or
- breathing difficulties.
If you are unsure then please feel free to ring the practice for advice.
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.