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About us

We’re experts in care. In fact, we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK.

Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours, prison health services and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. 

We work with the NHS to take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times.

We assess, diagnose and treat more than one million NHS patients every year, providing services which are free at the point of use. In 2011 our treatment centres ranked first in an independent national rating of the best performing hospitals for both knee and hip replacement operations. 

Whatever type of care or treatment you and your family need, we have the professionals and the facilities to give you the very highest quality support, where and when you need it.

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Urgent Treatment Centre team on hand this Christmas

Urgent Treatment Centre team on hand this Christmas

December 18 2018

While you are tucking into your turkey this year, spare a thought for the St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre Urgent Treatment team, who will be on hand to help those with injuries and illnesses throughout the festive season and into the New Year.

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Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre’s 50,000th patient says thank you

Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre’s 50,000th patient says thank you

December 18 2018

The 50,000th patient to receive treatment at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre returned to the centre to say thank you  as the team celebrated the special milestone this week.

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Your winter survival guide 2018

Your winter survival guide 2018

December 13 2018

Read the latest winter survival guide to find out how you can make the most of this new season.

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Health news

Make sure your regular prescription is on your Christmas list

Make sure your regular prescription is on your Christmas list

December 17 2018

Out of hours health experts are encouraging patients to put more than mince pies and turkey on their wish list as we prepare for a week of fun and festivities.R

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