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Urgent Care Centre

We are working in partnership our colleagues at Dorset Healthcare University Foundation TrustDorset County Hospital and South West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust to provide medical cover for the Urgent Care Centre for Weymouth.

The UCC:

  • is a single service for people with non-life threatening injuries and ailments that need urgent treatment between 08:00 and 20:00, 7 days a week
  • links seamlessly with other locality services, Dorset County Hospital (DCH) and South Western Ambulance Service (SWASFT)
  • will see people who would otherwise have attended the Emergency Department at Dorset County Hospital
  • will encourage patient self-management where possible, promoting the use of community pharmacies.

It re-establishes the role of Weymouth Hospital in the local community, and brings care closer to people’s homes.