Urgent Care and Treatment Centre, Omagh Hospital

The Urgent Care and Treatment Centre (UCTC) at the Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex is a Nurse-led Minor Injuries Unit which is operational 24 hours a day and is fully supported by 24/7 x-ray facility.

The team consists of Emergency Nurse Practitioners who will see, treat and discharge the full range of presenting minor injuries. Minor injuries include:

  • Minor head injuries, where there has been no loss of consciousness
  • Scalp wounds
  • Facial injuries, which include eye injuries e.g. – Foreign body in eye
  • Suturing for minor wounds
  • Eye infection
  • Shoulder, arm, hand sprains and fractures
  • Lower limb sprains and fractures, all of which can be x-rayed on site and treated appropriately and referred for follow up at outpatient clinics
  • Bites, stings, skin infections
  • Receive patients with chest pain and refer to the adjacent Cardiac Assessment Unit

The staff receive telephone advice from Emergency Department Consultants in both the South West Acute and Altnagelvin Hospitals and use tele-medicine to assist with diagnosis.

Telephone advice is also available 24/7 by contacting 028 8283 3169.

The Urgent Care and Treatment Centre at Omagh Hospital is located to the left hand side of the main building, and is signposted from the entrance.

Getting to Omagh Hospital