Opening Times

You may contact us by phone or email during these times - Swanage Medical Practice

  • Monday08:00 - 18:30Except Bank Holidays
  • Tuesday08:00 - 18:30
  • Wednesday08:00 - 18:30
  • Thursday08:00 - 18:00
  • Friday08:00 - 18:30
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed

  Surgery Times

The Practice is open from 8.30am - 6.30pm, Monday to Friday (excluding all UK bank holidays). The front door will be closed during 1-2pm, please ring the intercom for assistance during this time.

All surgeries are held at various times during these hours. 

Please do not phone the surgery outside of the above surgery hours. Scroll down for information on what to do out of hours. 

  Extended Hours

There are also some early morning and evening weekday and Saturday morning appointments available. These appointments are intended for those who find it difficult to make appointments during normal opening hours. During these extended periods the health centre is not open for any other enquiries nor will the telephone be switched on. If you have a pre-booked appointment you will need to ring the bell at the door and you will be let in.

  Surgeries For Holidaymakers And Visitors

Holidaymakers and visitors please telephone the surgery on 01929 475104 to speak to a receptionist before attending the surgery.

  Out of Hours

If you are unwell in the evening, overnight or at the weekend or during a UK bank holiday, visit for urgent medical advice for people aged 5 and over only.

Call NHS 111 if you have an urgent medical problem but aren't sure what to do.  Please note that the 111 callback service is very busy.  Follow this link for more information on the NHS 111 service.

You can also:

  • Visit an NHS treatment centre such at the Boscombe and Springbourne Health Centre (66-68 Palmerston Road, Bournemouth, BH1 4JT) who have a weekend only drop-in service for sudden onset infections and illness.  Please phone first on (01202) 720174.
  • Visit the GP and Nurse Led Urgent Care Centre at the Weymouth Community Health Centre (Weymouth Community Hospital, 3 Melcombe Avenue, Weymouth, DT4 7TB).  They are open 7 days a week, 8.00am - 11.00pm.  Their phone number is (01305) 760022.
  • Go to a pharmacy for advice and treatment for minor conditions that do not need a prescription. Find a pharmacy near you by following this link to the NHS website:>>

  • If your injury or illness is severe, or you have had a serious accident, call 999 and ask for an ambulance.  Or you can visit your local A&E department.