NHS Quicker provides real-time information for your urgent care problem that includes waiting and travel times.
NHS Quicker helps you to decide:
- where to go
- when to go
- whether to go
- information about conditions and treatments
Available free on phones, tablets and PCs.
- Download the Android version of NHS Quicker
- Download the Apple version of NHS Quicker
- View the website version of NHS Quicker
Not only is the app incredibly useful it is also free.
Where to go
There are many services where you can go to if you have an urgent care problem. If you use the 'Find Local Services' option, NHSquicker will list the most frequently used services. This includes minor injury units, dentists, sexual health clinics and pharmacies.
When to go
You can check the live wait times and decide when to visit an urgent care facility. The urgent care facilities are displayed in both the list view and the map view. The list view provides further details like opening times, facilities available and links to a Google Map.
Whether to go
Deciding whether to go can be difficult. The 'Find Conditions & Treatments' option aims to help you decide. The information is provided through NHS Choices. You can also ring 111 if you need advice with an urgent care problem and they will direct you to the most appropriate services. You can ring 999 in an emergency.