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Urgent Care Unit / Out of Hours Service

  • Outside of GP hours (A&E avoidance)
    • Mon-Fri 6:30pm-8pm
    • Sat-Sun and Bank Holidays 8am-6pm
    • Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Easter Sunday

Conditions that can be seen in the Urgent Care Unit

Symptoms stated within the Minor Injury table can be seen in Urgent Care with the Addition of:

Respiratory

Bites and Stings

Infections

·        Coughs (for less than 4 weeks)

·        Breathing (Asthma-Bronchitis-COPD)

·        Animal and Human bites

·        Insect stings

·        Chest Infections

·        Genito-urinary infections, including STI’s

·        Ear Infections

·        Skin Infections

 

Muscle

Abdomen / Digestive

 

·        Joint and Limb pain/stiffness

·        Abdominal Pain without fever

·        Diarrhoea and Vomiting

 

 

 

 

Conditions that cannot be seen in Urgent Care Unit

Existing Problems

Severe Injuries

Severe Breathing Problems

·        Problems that has already been seen by your GP / is in the process of treatment / referral.

·        Serious injuries

·        Major accidents (including road traffic accidents)

·        Severe pain of any description (i.e. likely appendicitis)

 

If any of these symptoms occur call 999

·        Severe chest pains

·        Serious breathing problems

·        Anaphylactic reactions or collapse

 

 

If any of these symptoms occur call 999

 

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