The public can avail of two cross border GP Out-of-Hours services in the South Armagh and Donegal border regions. This facilitates patients who wish to have access to health services closer to their home, even though those services are in another jurisdiction.
GP Out-of-Hours Service for South Armagh
People living in border areas of South Armagh (including Crossmaglen, Creggan, Silverbridge, Newtownhamilton, Carrigatuke, Keady, Kileen, Derrynoose, Milford and Killylea) can avail of urgent GP Out-of-Hours services in the NEDOC Out-of-Hours centre in Castleblayney, County Monaghan. People living in those areas listed who urgently require a GP Out-of-Hours should phone 028 3839 9201 first. If you need to attend a GP Out-of-Hours centre you will be given the choice to attend Newry, Armagh, Dungannon or Castleblayney.
GP Out-of-Hours service for Donegal
Western Urgent Care in Altnagelvin provide an optional GP Out-of-Hours service for people living in Killea, Castleforward, Burt, Inch, Birdstown and Kilderry areas of Inishowen, Co. Donegal. Patients can still decide to attend their local NoWDOC service in Letterkenny or Carndonagh in Co. Donegal and should phone NoWDOC first to access the Western Urgent Care service.