NHS walk-in centres and urgent treatment centres (UTCs) are an alternative to accident and emergency (A&E) departments.
They are centres that treat minor illnesses and injuries and you do not need an appointment. Just walk in and you will be seen by an experienced nurse or a GP.
What conditions do they treat?
Minor illnesses and injuries that require urgent treatment including:
- minor illnesses
- cuts and grazes
- minor scalds and burns
- strains and sprains
- bites and stings
- minor broken bones
- minor head injuries
- ear and throat infections
- minor skin infections / rashes
- minor eye conditions / infections
- stomach pains
- suspected fractures
On arrival you will be assessed and treated in order of the priority of your condition.
The following walk-in centres and urgent treatment centres are located in and nearby to Brent:
Brent Urgent Treatment Centre
Central Middlesex Hospital
Opening times: 8am - 12 midnight, seven days a week
Tel: 0333 999 2575
From midnight of 31 October 2019, opening hours at Brent Urgent Treatment Cente are 8am – 12 midnight, seven days a week.
Cricklewood Walk-in Centre
Britannia Business Centre
2 Cricklewood Lane
Opening times: 8am-8pm, seven days a week, including all bank holidays.
Tel: 03000 334335
Edgware NHS Walk-in Centre
Edgware Community Hospital
Burnt Oak Broadway
Opening times: 7am-9pm (centre closes at 10pm to accomodate waiting times), seven days a week
Tel: 020 8732 6459
Northwick Park Hospital Urgent Treatment Centre
Tel: 020 8864 3232
St Mary’s Hospital Urgent Treatment Centre
St Mary’s Hospital
Opening times: 24 hours, seven days a week
Tel: 020 3312 5758
St Charles NHS Urgent Care Centre
St Charles Hospital
Opening times: 8am-9pm, seven days a week, including all bank holidays
Tel: 020 8969 2488