Urgent and Emergency Care

Under Review — this page was due to be reviewed by 01/12/2021. The information shown here may be outdated.

In the event of an emergency, see the following pages

For a list of emergency, rapid access and urgent care services available to NCL GPs, see below.


To find services in London, including for urgent care, use the MiDoS© search tool


RCGP: Community CPR in the Covid-19 world (webinar recording, 16 November 2020) 


Area specific guidance for Camden

For patients currently experiencing stroke symptoms, dial 999 and the ambulance service will take the patient to the nearest Hyper-acute Stroke Unit (HASU) immediately. For Camden patients, this will normally be UCLH. Aspirin should not be given.

For clinical queries contact: 

Kate Harrison, Royal Free Emergency Department Consultant and GP/Primary Care Lead for A&E
e: catriona.harrison@nhs.net

Royal Free Hospital GP Liaison
e: george.keeble@nhs.net


Area specific guidance for Islington

For patients currently experiencing stroke symptoms, dial 999. Aspirin should not be given.


Area specific guidance for Barnet

Update: Acute admissions at Barnet Hospital (May 2021)

The Acute Admission Unit (AAU) at Barnet Hospital is now open and will provide safe, efficient and expert acute multi-specialty care 24/7 for adult patients meeting the criteria who are under specialty and triaged from ED, referred from primary care/hot clinics/outpatients and via 111 pathways.

GPs are able to refer appropriate patients via the nurse navigator
t: switchboard 020 8216 4600, bleep 2190 (weekdays 8am-6pm). 


For patients currently experiencing stroke symptoms, dial 999. Aspirin should not be given.


Area specific guidance for Haringey

Find telephone numbers for immediate patient care: Emergency or immediate patient care numbers


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