Need urgent healthcare in Swindon?

Posted: February 9, 2015

Local healthcare services available to you

Our Emergency Department is very busy, so if you need urgent healthcare, but your condition is not critical, you might be seen sooner at one of the other healthcare services in Swindon.

SEQOL's Urgent Care Centre on the GWH site is open 24/7 and Swindon Health Centre on Carfax Street is open until 8pm.

Make sure you seek help early on from your local pharmacist. Many are open late. They offer advice on minor illnesses, medicines and long term conditions and will tell you if you need to visit another healthcare service such as your GP.

There's a wide range of local healthcare services available. Make sure you choose the best option for you.

  • Your local pharmacist can offer advice on minor illnesses, medicines and long term conditions and will tell you if you need to visit another healthcare service such as your GP
  • NHS 111 is also available for medical advice over the phone
  • Make sure you are registered with your local  GP surgery
  • For minor injuries and illnesses Swindon Health Centre on Carfax Street is open from early until 7.00pm weekdays and 8.00pm weekends
  • For more urgent issues SEQOL's Urgent Care Centre on the GWH site is open 24/7
  • The Emergency Department is for critical or life-threatening situations where immediate medical attention is needed, such as breathing difficulties or chest pain, sudden severe pain or heavy loss of blood, for example
  • In a medical emergency call 999 immediately and ask for the ambulance service.

Early advice is the best advice

Please look out for elderly friends, relatives and neighbours and encourage them to seek help early on.

 

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