Walk-in centres and UCCs

Walk-in centres and urgent care centres (UCCs) are an alternative to accident and emergency (A&E) departments.

They are centres that treat minor illnesses and injuries and you do not need an appointment. Just walk in and you will be seen by an experienced nurse or a GP. 

The following walk-in centres are located in Harrow:

Alexandra Avenue Health and Social Care Centre 
Rayners Lane 
275 Alexandra Avenue

Opening times: 8am-7.30pm, seven days a week 
Telephone: 020 8966 6300

Please note: From 1 November 2018, patients registered with a Harrow GP or who live in the Harrow borough will need to book their appointment before arriving at the Alexandra Health Care Centre. GP appointments will be available 8am-8pm seven days a week. Booking is easy as patients can simply contact their GP surgery or call NHS 111 who will find them the next available appointment. Further information can be found here.

The Pinn Medical Centre
37 Love Lane

Opening times: 8am-7.45pm, seven days a week 
Telephone: 020 8866 5766

The Belmont Health Centre 
516 Kenton Lane 

Opening times: 8am-7.30pm, seven days a week 
Telephone: 020 8866 4100 (ext. 228)


The following urgent care centre is located nearby to Harrow:

Northwick Park Hospital Urgent Care Centre
Watford Road
Opening times: 24 hours a day, seven days a week 
Tel: 020 8864 3232


What conditions do they treat?


Walk in centres can treat a range of minor illnesses and injuries including:

·         infections and rashes

·         emergency contraception 

·         stomach aches

·         vomiting and diarrhoea

·         hay fever

·         insect and animal bites

·         dressing care (not routinely)

·         minor cuts and bruises

·         minor burns and strains


Urgent care centres can treat:

·         sprains and strains

·         broken bones

·         wound infections

·         minor burns and scalds

·         minor head injuries

·         insect and animal bites

·         minor eye injuries

·         injuries to the back, shoulder and chest​


On arrival you will be assessed and treated in order of the priority of your condition.