Devon NHS Emergency Dental Services – Christmas and New Year 2017/18

19th December 2017 | Posted by: SpaDental Administrator

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Your Plymouth SpaDental practice is open on these days at our usual times:

Monday 18th – Friday 22nd December

Wednesday 27th – Friday 29th December 2017

Check our open hours over Christmas and New Year 2017/18

But when the practice is closed, please check the Devon NHS Emergency Dental Services Access Centre’s hours below.

In Hours Provision:

The Access Dental helpline will be operating as normal from 7.30am – 10.30pm each day, giving advice to people in Devon and Cornwall on where to find an NHS dentist, and how to access dental care in an emergency.  Tel: 03330 063300.

Out of Hours Provision:

Access Dental will provide their normal out of hours service providing help and advice from 6.30pm – 10.30pm.  Tel: 03330 063300

Bank Holidays/Weekends

Access Dental will provide their normal out of hours helpline and emergency clinic sessions during the day on the Bank Holidays and at weekends as follows: Tel: 03330 063300

Date

Emergency Clinics

Saturday 23rd December 2017

Exeter 10.00am – 5.00pm
Plymouth 10.00am – 5.00pm
Newton Abbot 9.00am – 4.00pm
Barnstaple 8.45am – 5.15pm
(4 urgent slots)

Christmas Eve
Sunday 24th December 2017

Exeter 9.00am – 4.00pm
Plymouth 9.00am – 4.00pm
Newton Abbot 9.00am – 4.00pm
Barnstaple 10.00am – 1.00pm

Christmas Day
Monday 25th December 2017

Exeter 9.00am – 12.00pm
Plymouth 9.00am – 12.00pm
Newton Abbot 9.00am – 12.00pm

Boxing Day
Tuesday 27th December 2017

Exeter 9.00am – 4.00pm
Plymouth 9.00am – 4.00pm
Newton Abbot 9.00am – 4.00pm
Barnstaple 10.00am – 1.00pm

Saturday 30th December 2017

Exeter 10.00am – 5.00pm
Plymouth 10.00am – 5.00pm
Newton Abbot 9.00am – 4.00pm
Barnstaple 8.45am – 5.15pm
(4 urgent slots)

New Year’s Eve
Sunday 31st December 2017

Exeter 9.00am – 4.00pm
Newton Abbot 9.00am – 4.00pm
Plymouth 9.00am – 4.00pm
Barnstaple 10.00am – 1.00pm

New Year’s Day
Monday 1st January 2018

Exeter 9.00am – 4.00pm
Newton Abbot 9.00am – 4.00pm
Plymouth 9.00am – 4.00pm
Barnstaple 10.00am – 1.00pm

Out of Hours Helpline:

The out of hours helpline will operate on all of the above dates from 7.30am until 10.30pm every day.
Tel: 03330 063300.

Who can use the service?

Patients who are in need of relief from acute dental pain, acute infection, bleeding or trauma, who:

Denplan patients (or those in other dental insurance schemes) can call the emergency phone number provided by their dental insurance company. This will not exclude patients from accessing NHS services.

Dental problems we cannot treat:

The emergency out-of-hours service is not suitable for:

Patients presenting with these conditions should contact their dental practice on the next available working day.

 







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