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Urgent Care service (includes Emergency Department and Acute Assessment Unit)

Urgent Care service (includes Emergency Department and Acute Assessment Unit)

Our Urgent Care team provides a 24/7 service for the assessment and treatment of patients of all ages with acute illness or injury.  Specifically trained doctors and nurses working in the emergency department are dedicated to providing high quality, evidence-based, emergency care to the local population.


A&E for the Emergency Department
Acute Assessment Unit is located in A4

Contact details

Acute Assessment Unit – 01535294582

Emergency Department – 01535294481

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Clinicla stadd in the emergency department

Who we are

The Urgent Care Service is staffed by consultants, associate specialists, middle grade doctors and junior doctors.  In addition, there are several Emergency Nurse Practitioners (ENPs) who are trained to see patients with minor injuries.

Our nursing team has advanced emergency training and clinical skills.  The department also benefits from dedicated mental health liaison and alcohol support teams.

More information about our senior staff, consultants and specialist teams COMING SOON
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My patient journey

Assessments, appointments and booking

My advice

How do patients access the emergency department

More Information

More information about the options we provide

Coming to Hospital

What you need to know when coming to an appointment

What to expect on your visit

Our specialist services

Emergency Department
Acute Assessment Unit

Click on our two specialist services links to find out more

Ambulances outside the hospital

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Urgent Care News

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West Yorkshire and Harrogate hospitals warn of extreme pressures and significant delays

Hospital trusts across West Yorkshire and Harrogate are warning of extreme pressures on hospital services as the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise in the region. The need to…
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Airedale Emergency Team highly commended for NHS Parliamentary Award

A group of doctors and nurses from Airedale Hospital have been Highly Commended at the NHS Parliamentary Awards, after being nominated by local MP Robbie Moore. ‘Hearts in Little Hands’…