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Minor Injuries & Urgent Care Centres

Maidenhead Urgent Care Centre - Maidenhead has an Urgent Care Centre (UCC) which runs alongside the outpatients’ department at St Marks Hospital.  The centre is run by East Berkshire Primary Care Out of Hours Service and provides a real alternative to Accident & Emergency for minor injuries and ailments.

For more information on what services are available please click this link

St Mark’s Hospital

Maidenhead

SL6 6DU

Tel: 03000 24 2000

PLEASE CALL FIRST

Open Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm

Open Weekends 9am-1pm

Open Bank Holidays  9am-1pm

 


 

Bracknell Urgent Care Centre  - Use the Bracknell Urgent Care Centre (UCC) if you need medical treatment or advice which does not need a visit to A&E or when it can’t wait for an appointment with your GP.

The Urgent Care Centre will treat most injuries and illnesses that are urgent but not life threatening. For example sprains and strains, broken bones, minor burns and scalds, minor head and eye injuries, bites and stings, persistent coughs, severe sore throats, rashes, infections and sudden worsening of long term conditions.

You don’t need to book an appointment – just turn up and you will be seen promptly by either a doctor or nurse. If you are not sure where to go talk to NHS 111 or call the centre before you walk in. Your symptoms will be assessed to make sure you get the right care.

For more information on what services are available please click this link

Bracknell UCC Leaflet

Bracknell UCC FAQs

Bracknell Urgent Care Centre

Royal Berkshire Bracknell Healthspace

London Road

Bracknell RG12 9BG

 

Tel: 01344 55 11 00

Open 8:00am - 8:00pm, Seven days a week, 365 days a year


 

Slough Walk-In Centre - The walk-in centre provides a walk in services for members of the public who need treatment for minor injuries and illnesses. 

No appointment is necessary. 

Depending on their condition, walk in patients are treated or referred for more extensive assessment to a doctor (GP) or another services such as sexual health.  

For more information on what services are available please click this link

Upton Hospital

between Albert Street and Osborne Street

Slough

SL1 2BJ

Tel: 03000 240001

Open 8am to 8pm Monday to Sunday

(including bank holidays and weekends)

 


Accident & Emergency - A&E departments assess and treat patients with serious injuries or illnesses. Generally, you should visit A&E or call 999 for life-threatening emergencies, such as:

  • loss of consciousness
  • acute confused state and fits that are not stopping
  • persistent, severe chest pain
  • breathing difficulties
  • severe bleeding that cannot be stopped

If an ambulance is needed, call 999, the emergency phone number in the UK. You can also dial 112, which is the ambulance number throughout the European Union.

Major A&E departments offer access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, although not all hospitals have an A&E department. At A&E a doctor or nurse will assess your condition and decide on further action.

If it is not an immediate emergency call NHS 111. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can provide medical advice and advise you on the best local service to offer the care you need.

Less severe injuries can be treated in minor injuries services and NHS walk-in centres, which can treat patients without an appointment.

For illnesses that are not life threatening you should first contact your GP surgery. Outside of normal surgery hours you can still phone your GP, but you will usually be directed to an out-of-hours service. The out-of-hours period is from 6.30pm to 8am on weekdays, and all day at weekends and on bank holidays. During out-of-hours periods you can also call NHS 111.

 


For further help, please call to speak with a receptionist or call NHS 111. 111_logo.jpg




 
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