Urgent treatment centres

What are urgent treatment centres?

Urgent treatment centres (UTCs) are an alternative to A&E. They are centres which treat minor injuries and illness requiring urgent treatment that cannot be seen by your registered GP.

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

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


What conditions do they treat?

The centre treats minor injuries and illnesses that require urgent treatment including:

  • minor illnesses
  • cuts and grazes
  • minor scalds and burns
  • strains and sprains
  • bites and stings
  • minor head injuries
  • ear and throat infections
  • minor skin infections / rashes
  • minor eye conditions / infections
  • stomach pains
  • suspected fractures

On arrival at the urgent treatment centre you will be assessed and treated in order of the priority of your condition.