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Kernow Doc - Out of Hours Doctor

Written by: Keith Riley

Submitted: 6th July 2006

If you need to contact a GP during out of hours you can no longer contact Kernow Doc directly. The number to call is your local surgery as normal and be redirected to Kernow Urgent Care Service. Alternatively you could call NHS Direct on 0845 4647.

Kernow Doc - A Brief History

Did you know that Kernow Doc is part of Serco?

Kernow Doc was the provider of Out of Hours Primary Care Medical Services in for the GPs of Cornwall and for two practices in West Devon from March 1996 to 31st March 2006.

Initially Kernow Doc was a Co-operative of General Practitioners (Association of Cornwall Doctors on Call Ltd) and from 1st October 2004 it became a non-profit making Mutual Benefit Society (Cornwall Urgent Care Ltd).

Kernow Urgent Care Services

The out of hours service is now provided by Kernow Urgent Care Services, a division of Serco Health Ltd and can be contacted at:

  • Address: Cudmore House, Oak Lane, Treliske Industrial Estate, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3LP
  • Website:
  • Email:
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