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Urgent care

Urgent care

Care UK’s urgent care services ensure patients have access to the right health care service, at the right time, in the right place during both in-hours and out-of-hours.

Our services aim to reduce emergency admissions and unnecessary attendances at hospitals.

Minor Injuries and Illness Unit

Care UK runs the Minor Injuries and Illnesses Unit (MIIU) in High Wycombe in partnership with local GPs. It provides a range of health services for patients who have an injury or illness that is urgent but not life threatening and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Visit High Wycombe MIIU website:http://www.bucksurgentcare.com/minor-injuries-and-illness-unit
Telephone: 01296 850007

Minor Injury Units

Care UK runs as well Minor Injury Units at Southampton and Portsmouth.  

NHS 111

We hold the contracts for 12 NHS 111 services across a range of geographical areas in England, including the south west and south east of England, London, and parts of the Midlands and east of England.

Find out more about Care UK NHS 111 services

 

Out-of-hours services

Care UK currently provides over 20 out-of-hours services across England. Some of out-of-hours services we provide are in joint venture partnerships with local GPs.   

Patients can also be referred to the out-of-hours service via A&E departments, local urgent care centres or minor injury units.

Find out more about Care UK out-of-hours services

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