Friarage urgent treatment centre

When can I use the Friarage Urgent Treatment Centre?

The Urgent Treatment Centre is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  You do not need an appointment to attend. You can walk in to the UTC, or you may be directed there by NHS 111.

What can I use the Friarage Urgent Treatment Centre for?

In the Friarage Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC), adults and children can be treated for:

  • Strains and sprains
  • Suspected broken limbs
  • Minor head injuries
  • Cuts and grazes
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor scalds and burns
  • Ear and throat infections
  • Skin infections and rashes
  • Eye problems
  • Coughs and colds
  • Feverish illness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting and diarrhoea

We can now treat children with minor illnesses such as fever, rashes and earache.

The Friarage UTC is NOT able to treat life-threatening injuries or illnesses such as:

  • Severe chest pains
  • Unconsciousness
  • Severe breathing difficulties
  • Uncontrollable bleeding

If it is an emergency, please call 999.