Lemington Walk-in Centre

The Lemington Walk-in-Centre is for patients with minor injuries and illnesses. The centre is staffed by specially-trained nurse practitioners, staff nurses and healthcare assistants.

                                                        Lemington Walk in centre


Conditions treated

Examples of conditions treated at the Lemington Walk-in Centre include:

  • coughs and colds
  • high temperature
  • simple cuts, grazes and bruises
  • strains and sprains
  • bites and stings
  • stomach upsets
  • ear, nose and throat problems
  • minor burns or scalds
  • emergency contraception
  • sexual health advice
  • minor skin infections or rashes
  • ear syringing
  • urinary tract infections

No appointment needed

You do not need an appointment at the walk-in centre - just turn up and wait your turn to be treated. Your GP can also refer you here for treatment if appropriate. 

Our staff have access to many services, including: the Emergency Department, hospital specialties, outpatient clinics, social work teams and GP surgeries. This means that you will receive the best treatment and advice from the most appropriate healthcare staff.

Who should go to the walk-in centre?

Most minor injuries and ailments can be treated at the walk-in centre. Patients with eye injuries should go to the Eye Emergency Department at the RVI.

The following cannot be assessed at the walk-in centre:

  • Children under the age of two years 
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Head injuries with neurological symptoms
  • Back, neck, shoulder, hip or rib injuries
  • Chemical injuries to the eye

If any of the above applies to you, or if urgent, please see your GP or go to the Emergency Department.

Children under the age of two should be seen in the Children’s Emergency Department, in the Great North Children’s Hospital at the RVI.

How to find us

The walk-in centre is based at the Lemington Resource Centre, Tyne View, Lemington, NE15 8RZ.

Opening hours

The walk-in centre is open:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 8.30am to 12.00noon
  • Friday: 1.00pm to 4.30pm.

More information

For medical advice, or if you are unsure whether the walk-in centre is the right place for you to be treated, please contact:

You can call the Lemington Walk-in Centre on:

  • tel: 0191 229 1806
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