Healthcare on Hayling Island

Hayling Island is served by NHS Portsmouth, the local NHS Trust. NHS Services on Hayling are largely delivered at Hayling Island Health Centre, located in Mengham – see inset for map and opening times.

Medical Emergencies

Ambulance cover for Hayling Island is provided by South Central Ambulance Service from ambulance stations on the mainland. The Island additionally benefits from voluntary cover by Hayling Island Community Responders, a charity organisation providing emergency medical response. The Community Responders work alongside the regular ambulance service and are sent, in addition to the regular ambulance service, in response to  some 999 calls.

(The Community Responders Cannot be called out by a patient).

In case of medical emergency dial 999

The following out of hours services are also available for situations not warranting a 999 call:

  • NHS 111 . Dial 111 to speak to trained NHS staff about non-emergency issues. More on the service here.
  • QA Hospital Telephone: 023 9228 6000
  • St. Mary’s Hospital (Portsmouth) Walk-in Centre. Telephone: 023 9282 2444

Doctors Surgeries

The Island is served by two Doctors practices, both operating from Hayling Island Health Centre.

Waterside Practice

www.haylinghealth.co.uk Telephone (023) 9246 2719

Dr Sam T David MBBS LRCP LRCS DCH DRCOG
Dr Richard J Thomas BM MRCGP DGM DFFP DRCOG
Dr Denise Pratt MSc FFFP MRCOG MRCGP
Dr Rebecca Gabel MBBS, DRCOG, MB BChir, BA (Hons)
Dr Jason Greenslade MBBS, BSc, MRCS, MRCGP

The Elms Practice

www.theelmspractice.co.uk  Telephone (023) 9246 6216

Dr Colin Turner MBChB DRCOG MRCGP FPCert
Dr James Mitchell BM DCH MRCGP
Dr Martin Goodhart BA MBChB MRCGP
Dr Emily Hunt BM MRCGP DFFP

Doctors out of Surgery hours

This service is only for urgent problems that cannot wait until your GP surgery opens.  Call your GP number in the usual way.  You will then be directed to the Out of Hours service and assessed whether you need to:

  • Treat yourself at home
  • Go to a primary care centre
  • Have a home visit from a healthcare professional
  • What number do I call ‘Out of Hours’?

Dentists

At last check none of the dental practices on Hayling Island were accept NHS patients. Details of these practices can be found in the Dentists category of our business directory.

Several practices close to the island are open to NHS registrations. Details can be found on the NHS Portsmouth site. However please note: This site calculates distance as crow flies and the results it returns are not always the most convenient. Try centring searches on Havant for more accurate results

Pharmacies / Chemists

Hayling Island has a total of 5 chemists located in Mengham and West Town. As well as dispensing prescriptions they also offer a range of other services such as diabetes testing and asthma clinics.

More information about what services are offered as well as contact information and opening times can be found in the directory.

For emergency prescriptions out of hours the nearest pharmacies are located in Havant at either Boots on Solent Road, (open until midnight) or at the Tesco Superstore Havant & Sainsbury’s Farlington.

 

 

 

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