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Emergency Help

If you, a family member or friend are experiencing mental health problems and need emergency treatment, you should contact your General Practitioner (GP) in the first instance. Out of hours, your usual GP contact number should provide information, or if you are in Shropshire, you can contact Shropdoc on 0333 222 6655.


Always call 999 if someone is serious ill or injured, and their life is at risk.


Alternatively, you can seek advice by calling the numbers below.


Other useful contact numbers

South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

The Trust switchboard is manned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and will be able to direct your call 0300 790 7000


For information on health conditions, treatments, answers to common health questions and information about local services can be found at NHS Choices.



08457 909090 - 24 hours a day 365 days a year



0845 767 8000 - 12 noon to 02.00 365 days a year


Patient Advice Liaison Service (PALS)

PALS provide information, support and guidance to all patients, carers and their families and help empower service users by giving them an understanding of the health service.


PALS act independently when handling patient and family concerns, and you can find out more by Clicking here.


You are welcome to contact PALS on the following number 01785 783028 between 10.00 am – 4.00 pm Monday to Friday.


Mental Health Helpline South Staffordshire

0808 800 2234 Operates 7pm-2am Weekdays 2pm -2am Weekends


Local Hospitals

Queen's Hospital Burton, 01283 566333
Stafford Hospital, 01785 257731
Princess Royal Hospital, Telford 01952 641222
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, 01743 261000


For GPs or Dentists

Visit NHS Choices.

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