An emergency is a situation where someone is experiencing a loss of consciousness, heavy bleeding, suspected broken bones, chest pain, breathing difficulties, an overdose, has swallowed something harmful, poisoning or has a deep wound.
If the situation is life threatening go to your nearest accident and emergency hospital or call 999.
Northern General Hospital
Map for the Northern General Hospital (via Google Maps)
Sheffield Children's Hospital
Map for Sheffield Childrens' Hospital (via Google Maps)
An emergency eye care service is available at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital for adults only.
Mon 08:00 to 16:30
Tue 08:00 to 16:30
Wed 09:00 to 16:30
Thu 08:00 to 16:30
Fri 08:00 to 16:30
Tel: 0114 271 2495
Children requiring emergency eye treatment should instead be taken to the Sheffield Children’s Hospital Emergency Department which is fully equipped to deal with children with eye problems.
If you need urgent dental treatment ring the Urgent Dental Care line on 0844 736 8440. The Urgent Dental Care line is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for both adults and children.
If you run out of prescription medicines, you may be able to get an emergency supply without a prescription from a community pharmacist or supermarket pharmacy. If a pharmacy can’t help, you may be able to get a prescription from a GP out-of-hours service or Walk-in centre.
If you or your family need medical attention when your GP practice is closed you can access the GP out of hours service. Just call your practice as usual and you will be automatically transferred to the service.