Urgent and Emergency Care

Accident and Emergency

Accident and emergency departments at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Latest figures show we treat more than 127,000 patients a year.

Get the Right Care

We believe getting that getting the right care, in the right place, at the right time is really important. Find out what urgent and primary care services are available across South Tees.

Same Day Emergency Care

Patients are assessed, diagnosed, treated and then sent home the same day with ongoing clinical follow-up as required.

Acute Medical Unit (AMU)

The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) is the first point of entry for patients referred to hospital as emergencies by their GP and those requiring admission from the Emergency Department.

Critical Care Department

The critical care department at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust cares for 2,600 seriously ill adult patients every year at James Cook and Friarage hospitals.

Urgent Treatment Centre - Redcar Hospital

If you have a minor injury you can go to Redcar Primary Care Hospital without an appointment (open 24 hours a day until 1 April 2017 when new opening times will be 8am to 9.30pm).