Sheffield NHS walk-in centre opening hours over the August bank holiday

While everyone wants to use the bank holiday to relax and enjoy the last of the warmer temperatures, unexpected circumstances can arise.

Thursday, 27th August 2020, 11:33 am
Updated Thursday, 27th August 2020, 11:34 am

With the weekend fast approaching, Sheffield Walk-In Centre is assuring patients that the centre is open as usual for any urgent but non-life-threatening medical issues.

The centre, run by OnePrimaryCare, is open from 8am – 10pm, seven days a week, 365 days a year including Bank Holidays.

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If you urgently require medical treatment or advice, Sheffield Walk-In Centre treats minor injuries and illnesses that need immediate assessment and treatment but do not require care in an A&E Department.

Allyssia Burkinshaw, patient advisor at Sheffield Walk-In Centre, commented: “We hope that everyone has a safe and enjoyable Bank Holiday weekend.

"With life and plans returning to as close to normal as possible, and various activities recommencing, accidents may easily occur.

"With this in mind, we want to assure our patients that if they do need urgent medical assistance, Sheffield Walk-In Centre is here to help and will be operating as usual.

“We remain open to everyone, but if you have symptoms of Covid-19 including a dry, continuous cough, high temperature or a loss or change to your senses of smell and taste, please stay at home and call 111 for medical advice.”

No appointment is needed, you just need to arrive at the centre and register at reception.

You can also access urgent care advice over the phone by calling 111 or visiting 111.nhs.uk.

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