If you have an injury or illness that requires urgent attention but is not life threatening you can go to the Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) at Redcar Primary Care Hospital.
You can walk into the UTC without an appointment from 8am to 9.30pm, seven days a week. And from 6 to 31 March 2023 we are extending our opening times to 8am to midnight.
Pre-bookable appointments are available via NHS 111 (where appropriate).
We offer x-ray facilities and free parking on site.
What the UTC can treat
Providing symptoms are not related to complex health problems, the UTC can assess and treat:
Strains and sprains
Suspected broken limbs
Minor head injuries
Cuts and grazes
Bites and stings
Minor scalds and burns
Ear and throat infections and sore throat
Skin infections and rashes
Coughs and colds
Vomiting and diarrhoea
Urinary tract infections
What the UTC cannot treat
The UTC cannot treat serious medical emergencies posing an immediate threat to a person’s health or life. If it is an emergency you should always call 999.
Please do not come to the UTC with:
Sudden onset of severe chest pains
Severe breathing difficulties.
Problems usually dealt with by a GP
Severe allergic reactions
Mental health problems
Head injuries on anticoagulants
Loss of consciousness
Information for parents
For children aged under 12 months please contact NHS 111 online or call 111 before attending to ensure you are directed to the best place for your healthcare needs