Updated January 2019: Out of Hours Care on Jura
Download a decision support sheet - who to call and when - by clicking here OOH Care on Jura 2019
Out of Hours (OOH) Care is provided between the hours of 6pm and 8am Monday to Friday and 24 hours per day at weekends and Public Holidays. Care and advice can be accessed by phoning 111 to contact NHS24. Genuine emergencies should be dealt with initially by phoning 999. The emergency services call handler will decide which service is most appropriate, and are able to contact the GP either on Jura or at Islay Hospital for help and can downgrade the call to a Primary Care assessment if necessary. From 1st January 2019, all calls after 6pm and before 8am on weekdays, and all day at the weekends and on Public Holidays, must either go first to 111 for urgent advice, or 999 for emergency assistance.
16th August 2018 - OOH Q&A Document - Authors: Drs M & A Beastall