New treatment centres in East Riding

3 Mar , 2018 Hull and East Riding News,Yorkshire East Coast News

People living in East Riding of Yorkshire will soon be able to take advantage of improved access to care and treatment for their minor injuries and illnesses with the opening of three Urgent Treatment Centres, open 16 hours, and two 8 to 8 Centres in the East Riding.

Urgent Treatment Centres

From Wednesday 4 April patients with an urgent injury or illness that is not serious, life or limb threatening can arrange to go to their nearest Urgent Treatment Centre based in Beverley, Bridlington and Goole. Open from 7am to 11pm, seven days a week, 365 days per year. Urgent treatment centres can treat a number of common conditions such as:

  • Cuts and grazes;
  • Sprains and strains;
  • Simple broken bones;
  • Wound and wound infections;
  • 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 re- actions;
  • Urine infections;
  • Raised temperature/fever.

In addition, Urgent Treatment Centres will have access to x-ray facilities and patient diagnostic testing includ- ing urinalysis, blood glucose testing and ECGs, allowing nurse practitioners to assess and diagnose condi- tions and where necessary, prescribe medication, issue prescriptions and provide onward referrals to appro- priate departments i.e. fracture clinics.





Beverley Urgent Treatment Centre

East Riding Community Hospital

Swinemoor Lane Beverley
HU17 0FA
Walk-in service available

Bridlington Urgent Treat- ment Centre

Bridlington & District Community Hospital

Bessingby Road Bridlington
YO16 4QP
Walk-in service available

Goole Urgent Treatment Centre

Goole Urgent Treatment Centre

Woodland Avenue Goole
DN14 6RX

Walk-in service available

8 to 8 Centres

New 8 to 8 Centres, available in Driffield and Withernsea, will also open their doors on Wednesday 4th April 2018, providing planned, non-urgent care from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, 365 days a year. In response to feedback received during the public consultation, people in Driffield and Withernsea, needing urgent treatment for a minor injury, can ring NHS 111 who will assess their symptoms and, where clinically appropriate, arrange an appointment for them at their local 8 to 8 Centres. Appropriately, trained and competent qualified nurses can assess and treat a number of minor injuries including:

  • Cuts and grazes;
  • Sprains and strains;
  • Wound and wound infections;
  • Minor burns and scalds;
  • Minor head injuries;
  • Insect and animal bites




Driffield 8 to 8 Centre

Alfred Bean Hospital Bridlington Road Driffield
YO25 5JR

Not a walk-in service

Withernsea 8 to 8 Centre

Withernsea Community Hospital

Queen St Withernsea HU19 2QB

Remember: before attending an 8 to 8 centre, you MUST call 111 first. If your injury is life threatening, call 999.

If you would like any further informatoin, please visit East Riding Council’s website.