Emergencies

What to do in an Emergency

Whatever the day or time, if you or someone else experiences severe chest pain, loss of blood or suspected broken bones, or any other life threatening illness go to your nearest accident and emergency department or call 999.

Accident and emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and can assess serious injuries and provide emergency treatment.

 

NHS 111 Service

111 is the free, easy to remember number to call when you need help or advice urgently when it’s not a life-threatening situation.

When should you use NHS 111?

People should use the NHS 111 service if they need help or advice urgently when it’s not a life-threatening situation.

You should call 111 if:

  • it’s not a 999 emergency
  • you don’t think it can wait for an appointment with your GP
  • you don’t know who to call for medical help

For less urgent health needs, you should still contact your GP or dentist in the usual way. For immediate, life-threatening emergencies, patients should dial 999.

Find out more about the NHS 111 Service.

 

Urgent Care Centre at Central Middlesex Hospital

The Urgent Care Centre at Central Middlesex Hospital is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every week of the year. The GP-led team offers urgent and immediate medical care when you are unable to see your own GP and as an alternative to A&E, with x-ray and other tests available on site to provide fast, convenient treatment for a range of illnesses and injuries for both adults and children, without having to book an appointment. Find out more.

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Brent Urgent Care Centre
Central Middlesex Hospital
Acton Lane
London
NW10 7NS

 

Cricklewood Walk-in Centre

You can also access the Cricklewood Walk-in Centre 8am-7pm, seven days a week.
Britannia Business Centre
2 Cricklewood Lane
Barnet
London
NW2 1DZ
Telephone: 03000 334 335

 

GP access hubs

Evening and weekend appointments are available with GPs in Brent via GP access hubs. 

A GP access hub is a GP practice that offers evening and weekend appointments for patients registered with other practices in the area.

If patients call their practice and are unable to get an appointment within 48 hours or need to see a GP outside of normal opening hours, they will automatically be offered an appointment at their nearest GP access hub. Nurse appointments are also offered at some hubs.

 Where are they located?

(Click on the name of each site to go to a map)

Hub location Extended opening hours (weekday) Extended opening hours (Saturday) Extended opening hours (Sunday)

Harness

Harness Hub at Wembley Centre for Health and Care
6-9pm (Monday, Wednesday to Friday) 9am-3pm 9am-3pm
Harness Harlesden 6-9pm (Monday, Wednesday to Friday) 9am-3pm n/a
Roundwood Park Medical Centre
6-9pm (Tuesday) 9am-1pm n/a

Kilburn

Kilburn Park Medical Centre 6-9pm (Monday to Wednesday) n/a n/a
Staverton Surgery
6-9pm (Thursday-Friday) 9am-3pm 9am-1pm

Kingsbury & Willesden

The Welford Centre 6-9pm n/a 9am-3pm
Willesden Hub* 6-9pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm
Kingsbury Health and Wellbeing 6-9pm (Monday and Wednesday) 9am-12pm n/a

Wembley

Sudbury Primary Care Centre 6pm-9pm 9am-3pm 9am-3pm

*Based on patient feedback, please make sure, if you are walking to the centre from Dollis Hill and using online directions, that you use the Chapter Road exit.