Hexham General Hospital

Ward Name / Number

Urgent Treatment Centre

Direct dial telephone number

01434 655388

Location of ward

Ground floor to the left of the main entrance. 

Type of ward

Walk-in for urgent treatment - open 8am-10pm

Ward Manager’s name

Lynsey Webster

Additional Ward Notes

The centre treats conditions including minor head, ear or eye problems, broken nose or nose bleed, sprains, strains, cuts and bites, children's minor injuries and ailments, minor fractures or broken bones, minor skin abscesses and infections and wound infections. It is open between 8am and 10pm. Between 10pm and 8am people should contact NHS 111 where trained advisors will refer them to the most appropriate service. NHS 111 is open 24/7. The only exception to this is if they are seriously ill, in which case dial 999.