July Holiday Arrangements -Urgent & Emergency Care Services4th July 2022
The arrangements for urgent and emergency care services over the July holiday period within the South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust are as follows –
Ulster Hospital Emergency Department
The Ulster Hospital Emergency Department will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Lagan Valley Emergency Department
The ‘Phone First’ Emergency Department in Lagan Valley Hospital will be open Monday – Friday, 8am-6pm. Patients should call (028) 9260 4643 prior to attending. Patients will be assessed over the phone and offered an appointment at Lagan Valley Hospital Emergency Department or referred to a local pharmacy, GP or directed to an appropriate Emergency Department. Closed on weekends.
Downe Urgent Care Centre
The Urgent Care Centre in the Downe Hospital will be open Monday- Friday, 8am-6pm. Patients requiring treatment should contact the centre first by phoning (028) 4483 8091 before attending.
Downe Minor Injuries Unit
The Minor Injuries Unit in the Downe Hospital will be open as normal at weekends from 9am – 5pm. Patients requiring treatment should contact the unit first before attending. Telephone (028) 4483 8091
Ards Minor Injuries Unit
Ards Minor Injuries Unit will be open during the July holiday period from Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm. Patients requiring treatment should contact the unit first before attending. Telephone (028) 9151 0110. The unit is closed at weekends.
GP Out of Hours
GP Out of Hours is for urgent medical care when your GP surgery is closed. GP surgery’s will be closed on 12 July only. The contact details are as follows:
North Down & Ards area (028) 9182 2344
Down & Lisburn area (028) 9260 2204
Anyone requiring immediate emergency care should dial 999.