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Urgent care centre (Northwick Park Hospital)

 
Urgent Care Centres

Urgent Care Centres

Urgent Care Centres (UCCs) can be found inside the main entrance to the accident and emergency departments at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital - This service is run by Greenbrook Healthcare in partnership with London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Ealing Hospital - This service is run by Greenbrook Healthcare  in partnership with London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Central Middlesex hospital  - This service is run by CareUK 

Patients who need to be seen quickly, but who do not have life-threatening illnesses or accidents, can walk into these centres. 

You can receive treatment for cuts, grazes, lacerations, sprains, strains, broken bones, bites, stings, infected wounds, minor head injuries, minor eye infections, foreign bodies and scratches. 

If you go to one of these UCCs and your condition is diagnosed as being more serious you will be referred to the A&E department which is next door.

Other care centres

  • Edgware walk-in centre -  for treatment for cuts that require stitches, grazes, strains and sprains, insect bites, minor burns and minor illnesses such as tonsillitis, urinary tract infections and emergency contraception

  • Minor Injuries Service at Mount Vernon Hospital - for cuts, grazes, lacerations, sprains, strains, broken bones, bites, stings, infected wounds, minor head injuries, minor eye infections, foreign bodies and scratches.Mount Vernon Hospital on Rickmansworth Road, Northwood HA6 2RN, and is open every day 9am-8pm. Reception: 01923 844201.

More information about urgent care centres and walk-in services can be found on  NHS Choices or via  Brent Clinical Commissioning Group.

The UCC at Northwick Park Hospital and Ealing Hospital is run by Greenbrook Healthcare in partnership with London North West Healthcare NHS Trust.  The UCC at Central Middlesex Hospital is run by Care UK.