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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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North East London NHS Treatment Centre scores top marks for its cleanliness

North East London NHS Treatment Centre scores top marks for its cleanliness

August 17 2018

Inspectors have given North East London NHS Treatment Centre full marks for hygiene and high marks for the food patients receive at the Ilford centre.

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St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre scores top marks for its cleanliness

St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre scores top marks for its cleanliness

August 17 2018

Inspectors have given St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre full marks for hygiene and for supporting people living with dementia and disability.

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Devonshire vegetarian hotpot recipe - National Allotment Week 2018

Devonshire vegetarian hotpot recipe - National Allotment Week 2018

August 13 2018

National Allotment Week started in 2002 to raise awareness of allotments and to encourage people to grow their own food and to live a healthier lifestyle by spe

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Don’t leave home without it – hospital director gives top holidays tips

Don’t leave home without it – hospital director gives top holidays tips

August 2 2018

St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre’s hospital director is giving advice on what to pack to ensure you stay well and have fun on holiday, wherever you are.

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