Hospitals & Urgent Treatment Centres

Hospitals & Urgent Treatment Centres

NHS Walk-In Centres

At NHS Walk-In Centres (WICs), you can see a nurse/GP without an appointment. They offer advice, assessment and treatment for minor ailments and injuries. They are not however designed for treating long-term conditions or immediately life-threatening problems.

Your nearest NHS Walk-In Centres are:

Edgware Nhs Walk-In Centre
Edgware Community Hospital
Burnt Oak Broadway
Edgware
Middlesex
HA8 0AD

Hemel Hempstead Hospital
Hillfield Road
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4AD

Finchley NHS Walk-in Centre
Finchley Memorial Hospital
Granville Road
London
N12 0JE

The Pinn Medical Centre
37 Love Lane
Pinner
Middlesex
HA5 3EE

Minor Injuries Units

You should attend a Minor Injuries Unit rather than going to an Accident and Emergency department, if you sustain an injury that is not serious or life-threatening.

The Minor Injuries Units treats minor injuries and illnesses that require urgent treatment.  Examples include:

  • 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.

Your nearest Minor Injuries Units are:

Minor Injuries Unit
St Albans City Hospital
Waverley Road
St. Albans
Hertfordshire
AL3 5PN

Minor Injuries Unit
Mount Vernon Hospital
Rickmansworth Road
Northwood
Middlesex
HA6 2RN

Urgent Care Centres

You can also visit an Urgent Care Centre if you need urgent medical treatment or advice which does not need a visit to A&E. You don’t need to book an appointment and you will be seen by either a doctor or nurse.

Your nearest Urgent Care Centres are:

Barnet Hospital Urgent Care Centre
(located within the emergency department)
Wellhouse Lane
Barnet
Hertfordshire
EN5 3DJ

Hemel Hempstead Hospital
Urgent Care Centre (Jubilee Wing)
Hillfield Road
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4AD

Watford General Hospital,
Urgent Care Centre (opening April 2020)
(located within the emergency department)
Vicarage Road
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD18 0HB

Accident and Emergency Departments

Accident and Emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to treat serious or life-threatening injuries or illnesses. If an ambulance is needed you should dial 999. You can also dial 112, which is the emergency number throughout the EU.

Your nearest A&E departments are at:

Watford General Hospital,
Vicarage Road
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD18 0HB

Barnet Hospital
Wellhouse Lane
Barnet
Hertfordshire
EN5 3DJ

Northwick Park Hospital
Watford Road
London
Middlesex
HA1 3UJ

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