NHS services in Swindon NHS Health Centre

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

Swindon Sexual Health Service

Walk-in clinics are not open during the Coronavirus pandemic; instead, please call Swindon Sexual Health Service on 01793 604038 for advice or to make an appointment.

GP practices

During the coronavirus pandemic, please do not come to the practice unless requested by one of the clinicians.

The practice will advise on the most suitable appointment type - this could be a telephone, video or face-to-face appointment. 

Swindon NHS Health Centre remains open, despite the walk-in service no longer being available.

NHS Services available without a referral include:

  • Carfax NHS Medical Centre (GP practice)
  • The Whalebridge Practice      (GP practice)
  • Pharmacy      
  • Phlebotomy Clinic      
  • Sexual Health Clinic
  • Children's Clinic                

NHS services which require a referral from a GP, NHS 111 or another healthcare professional, include: 

  • Extended GP appointments
  • Dietetics
  • Dental Access Clinic  
  • Podiatry

Service information

Swindon Sexual Health Service

This is located on the second floor of Swindon NHS Health Centre.

For more details, please see Sexual Health.

Phlebotomy Clinic

If you need an urgent blood test, which has been requested by a clinician, please visit the Phlebotomy Clinic on the third floor.

The clinic is open weekdays (excluding bank holidays), 8.00am-12.30pm. 

For routine blood tests, please contact your GP practice.  

Dental Access Clinic

If you need urgent dental care you can make an appointment with the Dental Access Clinic on the third floor.

The clinic is open weekdays (excluding bank holidays), 8.30am-5.00pm (closed 12.15pm-1.15pm).

You can make an appointment by calling the clinic on 01793 607850 or NHS 111. 

Children's Clinic

There is a Children's Clinic, for children aged 12 weeks to 18 years, is based on the lower ground floor of Swindon NHS Health Centre.

The same service is also based at Moredon Medical Centre.

Please see Children's Clinics (in the community in Swindon)


Open 8.00am-7.00pm, weekdays; 10.00am-1.00pm, Saturdays; closed on Sundays.

Please phone 01793 616280 for information on services provided. 

Exchanging needles

You can dispose of used needles and collect new needles from the Pharmacy located on the ground floor.

The pharmacy is open weekdays, 8.00am-7.00pm, and Saturdays, 10.00am-1.00pm. 

If the Pharmacy is closed, please visit Boots located in the Brunel Shopping Centre.  

GP practices

Carfax NHS Medical Centre

Website: Carfax NHS Medical Centre website (www.carfaxhealthcare.co.uk)
Tel: 01793 541655

Whalebridge Practice

Website: Whalebridge Practice website (www.whalebridge.nhs.uk)
Tel: 01793 692933

If you do not have a fixed address

Patients without a fixed address can visit Carfax NHS Medical Centre or The Whalebridge Practice - GP practices based within Swindon NHS Health Centre - please see above.

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