Out of Hours
Emergency appointments are issued on a sit and wait basis.
For an emergency appointment to be given on the same day patients are asked to ring the practice by 10:30am that day.
Same day appointments are for severe dental emergencies only.
For out of hours dental emergencies, treatment and advice is as follows:
DPAS Care Plan and Private Patients
Between the hours of Friday 5:00pm and Sunday 10:00pm the Local Dental Service private rota can be contacted on: 07623 984723. The charge for access, including the first 15 minutes of care is £210.
Time thereafter is charged at £35 per 15 minutes. Most emergency treatment is completed within 30 minutes.
Dental advice is charged from £30 per call.
If you are a DPAS Plan Member you will be eligible to make a request for assistance under the Worldwide Dental Emergency Assistance Scheme for
out-of-hours consultaion for dental emergency or dental trauma.
Full details can be found in the Worldwide Dental Emergency Assistance Scheme Handbook. Please refer to the following link for guidance on the Worldwide Emergency Assistance Scheme Level A https://scheme.wdeas.co.uk/patients
During the week, in an emergency, advice only can be obtained from the NHS Dental Helpline on 01633 744387. On weekends and bank holidays treatment may be obtained by calling the same number.