Opening Hours

Day Times
Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.30pm

GP and Nurse Consulting Hours

Please note the practice operates a morning and afternoon Duty appointment system. This is so urgent issues can be dealt with on the same day. However, this service is not a walk-in service so please call the surgery if you wish to speak or see the duty GP on that day. If you require an appointment sooner, please speak to 111 or in an emergency call 999.

Telephone Lines are open as follows:

  • 8:00am – 6.30pm Emergencies, making appointments, obtaining results and general enquiries

The phone lines may be closed periodically from 12:30pm – 2:00pm for staff training. During this time, the emergency line is still operational.


Extended Hours

Blackthorn Health Centre offer routine extended hours appointments with Nurses and HealthCare Assistants on the following days, (excluding Bank Holidays).


7.30am - 8.00am

(HealthCare Assitant and Nurse)


7.30am - 8.00am

(HealthCare Assitant and Nurse)


7.30am - 8.00am

(HealthCare Assitant and Nurse)

extended hours

You are able to make/cancel/attend booked appointments, obtain test results and collect prescriptions from the surgery during the above extended hours times.

Please note extended hours are for pre-booked routine appointments only. Extended Hours do not include emergency appointments. Patients with a genuine emergency will need to contact the out of hours service NHS 111.


eConsult Service

Use eConsult 

If you want advice on a problem you have, including where to go for help, please use our online eConsult service: Click here to find out more.

We promise to come back to you by the end of the next working day, but we usually come back to you within the next few working hours. The system has great feedback from patients: try the eConsult service.

Whilst the eConsult advice service is accessible 24/7, you are only able to submit a GP eConsult Monday to Friday 6.30am to 6.30pm (excluding bank holidays).


Southampton Minor Injuries Unit

The Minor Injuries Unit is aimed at providing convenient and improved access to health care predominantly for minor injuries including those requiring X-ray (between 8am and 5pm for 12yr and above).  It offers a first contact service which is easily accessible.  It is located in the Fanshawe Wing at the Royal South Hants Hospital, Brintons Terrace, SO14 0YG. This is a nurse led service run by senior nurse practitioners with a supporting team of health care assistants.

Opening Times: 8am - 9:30pm Monday - Sunday

Fanshawe Wing, Royal South Hants Hospital Brintons Terrace Southampton SO14 0YG

Tel: 023 8071 6539