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Urgent Care Centre for Children

Our centre is for non-life threatening medical needs and minor conditions. Here, children aged 0-17 can receive the urgent care they need 365 days a year, with no appointment required.

We diagnose and treat a wide range of injuries and illnesses including:

  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Vomiting
  • Respiratory complaints
  • Wounds and minor burns
  • Stings and infected insect bites
  • Broken bones and sporting injuries
  • Urinary tract and kidney infections
  • Stomach and bowel conditions
  • Ear nose and throat conditions

We provide your child with rapid access to our rota of leading paediatricians, urgent care doctors and specialist nurses. Children are usually assessed by a nurse within 15 minutes of arriving and shortly after they will have an appointment with a GP.

Expertise in emergency medicine
GPs and nurses with expertise in emergency paediatric care run the centre. Clinicians with this type of experience are able to diagnose and treat any acute or underlying serious condition your child might have.

Hospital admission
Our team have the time and resources to determine the appropriate diagnostic tests and treatments. Should your child require treatment from a specialist consultant, we offer a direct, seamless referral to the appropriate Portland Hospital on-call consultant. In this instance, it is possible to utilise private medical insurance, or to self-pay. Our on-site team will be able to provide you with further assistance regarding payments.

Where to find us
Urgent Care Centre - 205-209 Great Portland Street London W1W 5AH

Parking for Urgent Care
Visitors have the option of two car parks close by to the hospital; the NCP in Carburton Street, W1W 5EE or Union Carparks in Devonshire Row Mews, W1W 5AU.

Public transport
The centre is a one-minute walk from Great Portland Street Station, and a five-minute walk from Regents Park Station.

Great Portland Street Station is on the Bakerloo Line Circle, Hammersmith and City and Metropolitan Lines.

Regents Park Station is on the Bakerloo Line.

Opening times
We are open 365 days a year from 8am until 8pm

Get in touch
You do not need an appointment to attend our Urgent Care Centre. For more information on HCA UK Urgent Care centres, please Click Here

Initial consultation £150. Corporate clients should consult their HR department for pricing. The final cost will be dependent on your child’s diagnosis and if they require any further diagnostic tests or treatment.

For any life threatening conditions always call 999 or take your child to the nearest emergency department.

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