NHS Enfield Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group are pleased to announce extended opening hours at the Urgent Care Centre at Chase Farm Hospital.
From 5 January 2015 the Urgent Care Centre at Chase Farm Hospital, part of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, will be open from 8am to 10pm seven days a week.
The decision to extend opening hours was made to support local people to make the right choice of treatment over the busy winter period.
Dr Mo Abedi, local GP and Chair of NHS Enfield Clinical Commissioning Group, said: “We are pleased to announce that from 5 January 2015 we are extending opening hours at Chase Farm Urgent Care Centre. This is to ensure that local people continue to receive the right care at the right time and in the right place”
“Our Choose Well campaign signposts people to the most appropriate service for their needs, if you are unwell and are not sure what to do I encourage you to call the NHS 111 phone number. When you call NHS 111 a trained adviser will direct you to the best NHS service for your condition.”
The funding to extend the hours at Chase Farm Urgent Care Centre has been provided by the NHS England winter resilience fund. This recognises that the NHS experiences extra pressure during the winter months, and extra investment is needed in services that help prevent people using A