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Urgent Care Centre

Location
Hexham General Hospital
Ward Name / Number
Urgent Care Centre
Direct dial telephone number
01434 655388
Location of ward

Ground floor to the left of the main entrance.

Type of ward
Urgent care centre - open 08:00 to 22:00
Ward Manager’s name
Louise Fitzgibbon, Modern Matron
Additional Ward Notes

The unit 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, abscesses 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. The only exception to this is if they are seriously ill, in which case dial 999.

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