Louth Urgent Treatment Centre

County Hospital, Louth
High Holme Road
LN11 0EU

Opening Times

We are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

How we can help you

Our Louth Urgent Treatment Centre can treat a range of conditions which are not critical or life threatening.

These include:

  • sprains and strains
  • suspected broken limbs
  • bites and stings
  • eye problems
  • feverish illness in adults and children
  • minor scalds and burns
  • emergency contraception.

You will be seen by an Advanced Practitioner. An X-ray service is available.

Please remember if you have a medical emergency, dial 999.

How to use the Louth Urgent Treatment Centre

Use the NHS 111 service

To help minimise waiting times and to support social distancing in our waiting room to prevent the spread of coronavirus, we are encouraging all patients to Talk before you Walk:

  • call 111, open 24/7. Your call be answered by a highly trained operator who will be able to assist you quickly and easily in the convenience and safety of your own home
  • visit 111.NHS.uk.
  • use the NHS app.

You may be offered:

  • a timed appointment at the Louth Urgent Treatment Centre for your convenience and to support social distancing
  • a telephone or online video consultation with a clinician to diagnose your symptoms and to arrange treatment from a prescription, available to collect from a local pharmacy to sending an ambulance.

Find out more about Talk before you Walk.

Visit in person

You can also visit the Louth Urgent Treatment Centre in person. Your medical needs will be assessed and, depending on your condition, you will either be given an appointment to return later in the day or asked to wait to be seen.

Other services that you can access 


Your local pharmacist can provide confidential, expert advice and treatment for a range of common illnesses and complaints, without you having to go to your GP or other healthcare setting.

GP out of hours service

If you need a doctor out of normal hours, dial NHS 111 to contact the GP out of hours service.


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