Due to a technical issue, Widnes UTC is currently experiencing intermittent telephone and computer outages.
Until this issue is resolved, a reduced service is in operation.
- Waiting and treatment times could be much longer
- Some patients may be asked to visit other neighbouring UTCs in Runcorn and St Helens
If you are not sure what to do, and it isn’t a 999 emergency, please visit www.111.nhs.uk for help and advice.
Thank you for your understanding.
Widnes UTC is open seven days a week, 365 days a year.
This includes Christmas Day and all other public holidays.
|Monday||8am – 9pm|
|Tuesday||8am – 9pm|
|Wednesday||8am – 9pm|
|Thursday||8am – 9pm|
|Friday||8am – 9pm|
|Saturday||8am – 9pm|
|Sunday||8am – 9pm|
What we treat:
- Sore throats
- Back pain
- Stomach upset
- Eye injuries and infections
- Emergency contraception
What we don’t treat:
- Cardiac chest pain
- Severe difficulty in breathing
- Head injuries with loss of consciousness
- Head injuries under 1 years old
- Sudden loss of vision
- Repeat prescriptions
- Chronic conditions
Please call 999 or visit your local A&E for all serious life-threatening illness and injuries.
Where you can find us
We can be found inside the Widnes Health Care Resource Centre.
Our contact details are as follows:
NHS Widnes Urgent Treatment Centre
Health Care Resource Centre
Caldwell Road, Widnes
WA8 7GD (Google map)
Tel: 0151 495 5000
Textphone: 18001 0151 495 5000
If you are travelling by car, we have free parking available.
Important: During the 30 minutes before closing, patients will be assessed but might be referred to their GP, Out-of-Hours GP or the A&E at Whiston Hospital or Warrington General Hospital.
Other local Urgent Treatment Centre’s
|St Helens Urgent Treatment Centre|
|Runcorn Urgent Treatment Centre|
If you are unsure what to do or where to go, contact NHS 111
If you need urgent – but not emergency care – please contact NHS 111 first for help and advice.
Use the online service: 111.nhs.uk or call 111 from any phone (the call is free).
NHS 111 can arrange appointments for you to see the right health care professional, in the right place.
They can help you with:
- where to get help for your symptoms, if you’re not sure what to do
- how to find general health information and advice
- where to get an emergency supply of your prescribed medicine
- how to get a repeat prescription
- get emergency dental appointments