This is a service with the emergency department ( A & E) that (if you are over 16yrs of age) either your GP or another health care professional may refer you to for a specialist same day review, assessment and treatment if you have urgent care needs.
The service offers rapid access to diagnostics, senior specialist review and management plan for your condition.
The kind of conditions assessed and treated are: suspected clots in limbs or lungs (DVT or PE), cellulitis (skin infections), shortness of breath, headaches, palpitations, hypertension (high blood pressure) and pyelonephritis (kidney infections).
Where is the service provided from?
South Tyneside District Hospital
Tyne and Wear
Tel: 0191 404 1000
The service is open:
Monday to Friday: 8am - 9pm
Saturday to Sunday: 10am - 5pm
South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, 0191 404 1000