Opening Hours

The Prince of Wales Surgery

Day Opening hours
Tuesday 28 November
7:30am to 7:30pm
Wednesday 29 November
8am to 6:30pm
Thursday 30 November
8am to 6:30pm
Friday 1 December
8am to 6:30pm
Saturday 2 December
Closed
Sunday 3 December
Closed
Monday 4 December
8am to 6:30pm

Extended Hours

For patients who are not able to attend during normal opening hours we offer pre-bookable routine appointments with both our Doctors and our Nurses on Tuesdays from 0730 to 0800 and 1830 to 1930, and some weekends. If you would like to book one of these appointments please ask.

Closed Wednesdays 1300 – 1400

The surgery closes on a Wednesday Lunchtime for staff training between 1300 – 1400.

The inner front doors to the Surgery building will be closed at 1300. Please ensure that all prescriptions are collected before this time. The doors will reopen at 1400 Please take a seat in the inner entrance area until we open again.

If you need urgent medical attention during this time please phone the Surgery number (01305 250989) where you will be given a contact number to speak to a member of staff. This is for URGENT calls only.

If your call is not urgent you will be asked to call back after 1400 when the surgery re-opens.

If you have an emergency that cannot wait until the Surgery reopens, you should dial 999 and ask for an ambulance.

When We Are Closed

If you are unwell in the evening, overnight or at the weekend, contact:

The NHS111

This service is for medical situations that cannot wait until we re-open – if you, or a member of your family, become ill and you are concerned. It is not for routine enquiries, such as booking an appointment with your GP, repeat prescriptions, test results etc. You can contact NHS111 by dialling 111 or by going online to NHS111. Calls are free from land lines and mobiles but 'pay as you go' mobiles do require at least 1p credit.

Your Local Pharmacy

Your local pharmacy can give you advice about minor ailments and have remedies that may tide you over until the surgery re-opens.

The Weymouth and Portland Community Urgent Care Centre, Weymouth Community Hospital, Melcombe Avenue, DT4 7TB Phone 01305 760022

This service is for non-urgent medical situations that do not require A&E attendance but may not be able to wait until the surgery re-opens. NHS 111 may suggest that you attend when you contact them.

Local Hospital

In case of an accident which you think may require hospital treatment, the nearest casualty department is:

Dorset County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester  DT1 2JV (access via Damers Road ) Tel: 01305 251150  

Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and/or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

NHS 111 Online

111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally. 

Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:

  • Treat yourself at home
  • Go to a Primary Care Centre

If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.

Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.