Health Services

Doctor’s surgery : Southern Group Practice
Castletown Road
Port Erin

Opening Hours; Monday – Friday 0800 -1800

Southern Group Practice runs an appointment system for the doctors, nurses and phlebotomist. We do not offer a drop-in service.
Appointment times for GPs are generally from 08.40 to 11.30 and 16.00 to 17.30 and are of 10 minute duration.

Out Of Hours

If you have chest pain or a life-threatening emergency you should always call 999.

When the surgery is closed and you have a medical condition that isn’t life-threatening but cannot wait until the surgery opens call 686979 and a recorded message will inform you of the number to call to contact a doctor from the

Manx Emergency Doctor Service (MEDS)

The MEDS doctor on duty will offer you medical advice over the telephone or advise you to attend a consultation at the out-of-hours surgery. In exceptional circumstances, the doctor may arrange a home visit. MEDS is based at the Noble’s Hospital, Braddan is not a drop-in service and patients should note that they will not be seen by the duty doctor without an appointment.

MEDS is ONLY available from 18:00hrs to 08:00hrs Monday to Friday, with 24-hour cover over weekends and bank holidays. All calls to this telephone number and the internally transferred telephone numbers are recorded.

Please always contact your GP Surgery in the first instance.
01624 686979
Monday – Friday
8am – 6pm
Duty Chemists (Island wide)


For the weekly list of duty pharmacists, access:

There are also copies of the duty rota displayed in Chemist’s shop windows

Optician : Newby & Padley
1 Orchard Walk
Port Erin
01624 832519
9am – 5.30pm
Osteopath : Not Only Backs
Unit 10 Orchard walk
Bridson Street
Port Erin

Mobility impaired friendly premises with access from the free carpark not requiring the use of a ramp or steps. Wide doors. Presently no card payment facilities available. Please visit for more information or call in at the Not Only Backs Osteopathic Clinic opposite the Port Erin Shoprite Supermarket, IOM.
01624 835999
Monday – Friday
9.30am – 6pm
Port Erin Dental Practice
Orange Grove House
Orchard Road
Port Erin
01624 833667
Monday – Friday
9am – 5pm
The Good Health Store
3 Church Road
Port Erin

Health food products, organic fruit and vegs, gifts and friendly advice

01624 832865
Mon – Sat
09:30 – 17:00
Thie Rosien Dental Practice
Thie Rosien
Castletown Road
Port Erin
01624 831857
Mon + Wed-Friday
9am – 5pm
Closed Tuesday