Goole Urgent Treatment Centre
Goole and District Hospital
Tel: (01405) 720720
7 days a week, 365 days a year, 8am – 8pm.
If you have an urgent injury that is not serious, life or limb threatening you can walk into your nearest Urgent Treatment Centre. This is a walk-in service for the injuries listed below. For any illnesses please ring NHS 111 for assessment first.
- Cuts and grazes
- Sprains and strains
- Simple broken bones
- Minor burns and scalds
- Minor head injuries
- Insect and animal bites
- Minor eye injuries (foreign bodies in eye)
- Back, head and neck injuries/whiplash
- Minor back injuries
- Skin infections/rashes/allergic reactions
- Urine infections
- Raised temperature/fever
- Wound and wound infections
In addition, Urgent Treatment Centres have access to x-ray facilities and patient diagnostic testing including urinalysis, blood glucose testing and ECGs, allowing nurse practitioners to assess and diagnose conditions and prescribe medication if needed, issue prescriptions and provide onward referrals to othe services such as fracture clinics.
If you are unsure, the advice is to ‘Talk before you walk’ by contacting NHS 111 and, where appropriate, a clinical advisor will assess symptoms, provide advice and guidance or decide what medical help is needed, advise where to go, or arrange an appointment.