Walk-in centres and urgent care

Brent UCC

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
Acton Lane
NW10 7NS
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
Watford Road
Tel: 020 8864 3232


St Mary’s Hospital Urgent Treatment Centre
St Mary’s Hospital
Praed Street
W2 1NY
Opening times: 24 hours, seven days a week
Tel: 020 3312 5758


St Charles NHS Urgent Care Centre
St Charles Hospital
Exmoor Street
W10 6DZ
Opening times: 8am-9pm, seven days a week, including all bank holidays
Tel: 020 8969 2488