Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Service (UCNPS)

Mount Vernon Hospital has an Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Service (UCNPS) for the care of patients with minor injuries. Take a look at some useful information from NHS Choices.

Minor injuries might include cuts, grazes and bruising, minor burns, animal bites and simple broken bones. This service is not a ‘walk-in’ clinic; patients are triaged and appointments, if required, are booked via NHS 111 online or by calling 111. If you have a minor injury, please contact NHS 111.

Book an appointment

NHS 111

Book an appointment via NHS 111 online or by calling 111. Appointments can be made for a telephone consultation from 8am to 7pm, and until 8pm for face-to-face appointments.

Direct telephone booking

You can book an appointment by telephoning the unit directly on 01923 844263, and lines are open 8am-7pm, seven days a week.

What can you book an appointment for?

The service treats minor injuries and illnesses that require urgent treatment.

  • minor illnesses
  • cuts and grazes
  • minor scalds and burns
  • strains and sprains
  • bites and stings
  • minor head injuries
  • ear and throat infections
  • minor skin infections / rashes
  • minor eye conditions / infections
  • suspected fractures.

Useful information from NHS Choices