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When We Are Closed

closed_signFrom 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.


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