The Hill General Practice and Urgent Care Centre
The Hill General Practice and Urgent Care Centre

NHS Walk-in Centre at The Hill Urgent Care Centre

Need to see a doctor or nurse in Birmingham? The Urgent Care centre situated within The Hill can treat a range of minor illnesses and injuries without an appointment, 7 days a week.

Who can use the Walk-in Centre?

Anyone can use our walk-in service – there’s no need to be a registered patient with The Hill General Practice.

When is the Walk-in Centre open?

The walk-in centre is open 7 days a week from 8am-8pm including bank holidays

If you need medical assistance outside of opening hours you can call the out-of-hours service on 111.

Please note: if you have a requirement for ear syringing or a dressing change, please visit the practice between 10 am and 12 noon if possible. We may be able to see you at other times depending on how busy we are.

What illnesses and injuries can be treated at the Walk-in centre?

We can treat/provide:

  • chlamydia screening
  • cuts and grazes
  • minor scalds and burns
  • strains and sprains
  • bites and stings
  • ear and throat infections (if you require ear syringing, please visit the practice between 10 am and 12 noon if possible)
  • emergency contraception
  • minor skin infections and rashes
  • minor eye conditions and infections
  • stomach upsets
  • dressings service (please visit the practice between 10 and 12 noon if possible for the dressings service)
  • coughs, colds and flu-like symptoms
  • other minor common illnesses

Please note, we cannot help with:

  • serious medical emergencies posing an immediate threat to a person’s health or life
  • road traffic accident injury
  • serious head injury - loss of consciousness
  • overdoses of drugs or accidental drinking of chemicals
  • severe allergic reaction
  • doctor’s certificates
  • repeat prescriptions
  • emergency care following an operation

In these instances you will need to make an appointment with your own GP.

If it is an emergency, you will need to go to your local accident and emergency (A&E) department.

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