Washwood Heath Urgent Care Centre

0121 322 4310 Clodeshall Road, Washwood Heath , Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 3SN
http://www.virgincare.co.uk/vc-providers/west-washwood-urgent-care/

Overview

Welcome to Washwood Heath Urgent Care Centre

We are a team of trained prescribing nurse practitioners who have a range of essential skill to ensure we can respond to the needs of our patients presenting with Urgent Care needs.

More about us

We provide Urgent Medical Care to patients of Washwood Heath and surrounding areas for patients with urgent medical needs. A list of what we can do and cannot do are listed on our website.

Treatments offered at the centre are:

  • Acute wounds
  • Abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, vomiting and diarrhoea
  • Breathing problems
  • Burns and scalds
  • Coughs, colds, virus and flu-like symptoms
  • Emergency contraception
  • Hay fever, bites and stings
  • Minor sexual health problems
  • Minor injuries
  • Nose, throat, ear and eye symptoms
  • Referrals to local X-ray department for possible fractures
  • Skin complaints – rashes, sunburn, head lice
  • Strains and sprains and
  • Wound closure for minor lacerations

We are not able to treat the following ailments:

  • Adult and children’s hip injuries
  • Alcohol related problems
  • Allergic reactions
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Blood screening
  • Chest pain
  • Conditions which are likely to need hospital admission
  • Dental problems
  • Ear syringing
  • Major injuries
  • Mental health conditions
  • Methadone prescriptions
  • Overdoses
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Pregnancy problems
  • Removal of sutures not originally done at the urgent care centre
  • Repeat prescriptions
  • Routine dressings
  • Sexual health screening
  • Severe breathing difficulties
  • Severe stomach pain and
  • X-ray services are not on site

If you’re worried or confused about which NHS service you should be using please refer to our demystifying guide, to help you make the right choice.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the Government’s health watchdog, responsible for ensuring that healthcare services registered with it provide high quality care that is safe, effective and compassionate. The CQC regularly inspect many of our services, click here for the latest report for this service. 

Opening times

Monday 09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00
Thursday 09:00 - 21:00
Friday 09:00 - 21:00
Saturday 09:00 - 21:00
Sunday 09:00 - 21:00

Additional information

Open bank holidays and weekends except Christmas day

Last verified on 03/05/2016

Services

To search for a specific treatment, use our full list of departments

Quality of service at Washwood Heath Urgent Care Centre

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 3322 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 440 responses.

Last updated on 03 May 2016.

Information supplied by Virgin Care Ltd