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Walk in Centre | NELFT

The walk-in centre, based at Barking Community Hospital, provides treatments for patients of all ages with a minor injury or minor illness.

Examples of conditions seen at the walk in centre include:

  • lacerations and wounds, including wound closure with sutures
  • joint and muscle injuries
  • gastro intestinal problems including indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea and vomiting
  • urinary problems, including urinary tract infections
  • skin complaints, covering a range of dermatological conditions
  • coughs, colds, respiratory infections, asthma and flu like symptoms
  • minor infections, including Cellulitis
  • emergency contraception
  • ear nose and throat conditions such as otitis media tonsillitis
  • minor procedures such as drainage of paranochia
  • ophthalmic conditions
  • review clinics for walk in centre patients that require one follow up from initial attendance

The walk-in centre has X-ray facilities. ‘Hot’ reporting on all X-rays is carried out within 24 hours of the patient’s attendance. However the walk-in centre does not provide X-rays for children aged five and under.

Who to contact

0300 300 1720

Where to go

Barking HospitalUpney LaneBarkingEssexIG11 9LX
IG11 9LX

When is it on?

Monday to Friday - 7.00am to 10.00pm, Weekends and bank holidays - 9.00am to 10.00pm (closed Christmas day)

Other Details

All Ages
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