Peterborough Urgent Treatment Centre

Peterborough Urgent Treatment Centre
City Care Centre
Thorpe Road


Opening Times
Seven days a week: 8am to 8pm


When you arrive at the Urgent Treatment Centre, we will ask you to maintain social distancing. Please follow relevant signs and instructions.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

How we can help you

The Peterborough 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.

Minor illnesses

  • Minor infections – sore throats, earache, high temperatures and urine infections
  • Asthma and chest infections, coughs or bronchitis
  • Allergies – hayfever, hives and reactions to bites and stings
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhoea and constipation
  • Skin rashes, shingles and chickenpox
  • Dental pain
  • Pregnancy related conditions
  • Conditions affecting young children, including those under the age of two.

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 Peterborough 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 diagnose your symptoms quickly and easily in the convenience and safety of your own home
  • visit
  • use the NHS app.

You may be offered:

  • a timed appointment at the Peterborough 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 Peterborough Urgent Treatment Centre in person between 8am and 8pm. Your condition will be assessed by a clinician and you may be:

  • offered an appointment to come back later to treat your condition
  • seen immediately if your condition is serious
  • provided with advice and information to treat your conditions using over the counter medicines available from your local pharmacy.

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