Care during Christmas – a Guide for Patients
December 12th, 2017
Here at Battle Road Dental Practice, we would like to wish all of our patients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year.
We hope that you will enjoy a smooth and relaxed festive season, but we are also aware that sometimes problems arise. In the unlikely event that you do find yourself experiencing a dental problem during Christmas, we’ve prepared this guide to our festive opening hours and emergency care options.
Christmas & New Year Opening Hours
Our opening hours for the festive period are as follows:
|Fri 22nd December 2017||8.30am – 5.30pm||8am – 6.30pm|
|Sat 23rd December 2017||CLOSED||9am – 1pm|
|Sun 24th December 2017||CLOSED||CLOSED|
|Mon 25th December 2017||Bank Holiday||Bank Holiday|
|Tues 26th December 2017||Bank Holiday||Bank Holiday|
|Wed 27th December 2017||CLOSED||8am – 6.30pm|
|Thurs 28th December 2017||CLOSED||8am – 6.30pm|
|Fri 29th December 2017||CLOSED||8am – 6.30pm|
|Sat 30th December 2017||CLOSED||9am – 1pm|
|Sun 31st December 2017||CLOSED||CLOSED|
|Mon 1st January 2018||Bank Holiday||Bank Holiday|
Emergency Care – All Patients
During normal working days (non bank holidays) when Battle Road is closed our sister practice Station Plaza is open and able to provide emergency care to patients from Battle Road. We advise patients to call/email as early as possible in the morning (we open at 8.15) to arrange an appointment.
Emergency care – Denplan/Private patients
For Private/Denplan patients only an emergency mobile number is available. This number is given on the Christmas closure answer machine at Battle Road. Alternatively, Denplan patients can also call the 24 hour Denplan emergency helpline on 0800 844 999.
Emergency Care – Registered & Non-Registered Patients
We will only provide emergency appointments for registered patients however emergency appointments for both registered and non registered patients is available using the NHS Dental Helpline 0300 1231663 Visit the NHS Choices Emergency Dental Care website for up to date information on helpline opening hours and other NHS options.
There is also an NHS emergency dental service that works from the Arthur Blackman Clinic on 01424 850792. Opening hours and further details available on the East Sussex NHS Emergency Dental Service website.
On behalf of all the team here at Battle Road Dental Practice, we’d like to thank all of our patients for choosing us in 2017 and look forward to seeing you again in 2018.