Hexham General Hospital

0344 811 8111 Corbridge Road , Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1QJ

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 70 ratings for this hospital

Urgent care centre

This Department is managed by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

The unit treats conditions including minor head, ear or eye problems, broken nose or nose bleed, sprains, strains, cuts and bites, children's minor injuries and ailments, minor fractures or broken bones, abscesses and wound infections.

It is a 24-hour service with walk-in access between 8am and 10pm. Between 10pm and 8am people should first contact NHS 111 where trained advisors will refer them to the most appropriate service. The only exception to this is if they are seriously ill in which case they should dial 999.


Opening times

Monday 08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 22:00
Thursday 08:00 - 22:00
Friday 08:00 - 22:00
Saturday 08:00 - 22:00
Sunday 08:00 - 22:00

Last verified on 16/01/2019

Key facts about the Urgent care centre department at Hexham General Hospital

Friends and Family Test score: service

86%Patients recommend this service. 602 responses

Latest reviews of this service

Turned away at 10:01

I attended the urgent care centre at approx 10:01 on Saturday evening Oct 13, I was turned away , saying the department closed at 10pm. T...

13 October 2018

Doctor despondent and unhelpful

I hit a crisis with my mental health and decided to go in rather than kill myself. The doctor shrugged his shoulders at my cry for help a...

1 July 2018

Visit to urgent care 25 June 2018

Just wanted to say many thanks to all involved in my examination and treatment today. Could not fault the process and the professionalis...

25 June 2018

Great Service

Efficient, friendly service by both urgent care and x ray. Kind attentive doctor. Wish all hospitals were like this. Thankyou HGH!!!

12 June 2018

Not helpful

I went to hexham hospital as i was numb down left side of face and arms i also had severe pins and needles frm my chin down my neck and s...

17 May 2018

Last updated on 16 January 2019.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust