You may be referred to an urgent treatment centre by NHS 111 or by your GP or you can also just turn up and walk in.
The Widnes UTC is staffed using multi-disciplinary health care professionals from local health organisations. The service replaces the Widnes Walk in Centre/Urgent Care Centre and provides much more including x-ray imaging and other investigative procedures. The centre is open 8am-9pm 365 days a year. Widnes patients are also able to use the Runcorn UTC. To find out more click here
- Minor Cuts or Wounds
- Sore Throats
- Bites or Stings
- Rashes and Allergic Reactions
- Prescribed Medication (subject to assessment)
- Minor Burns or Scalds
- Coughs and Colds
- Muscle or Joint Injuries (eg. sprains and strains)
- Eye Injuries and Infections
- Emergency Contraception
Note: 30 minutes before closing, patients will be assessed but might be referred to their GP, Out-of-Hours GP or the A&E at Whiston Hospital or Warrington General Hospital.