Urgent treatment centres

We specialise in treating minor injuries and minor ailments.

01303 852727

Folkestone Minor Injury Unit, Radnor Park Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT19 5BN

8am to 8pm, every day of the year.
X-ray: 9am until 4.45pm, Monday to Friday.**
** closed bank holidays

01304 865313

London Road, Deal, Kent CT14 9UA

8am to 8pm, every day of the year.

X-ray services have been temporarily suspended. Your nearest alternative is at Sevenoaks Hospital. This is open from 8 am to 8pm, seven days-a-week.

** closed bank holidays

If your condition or injury does NOT need immediate attention please call NHS 111 before you attend the UTC and you will be given an appointment time.

If you have not called 111 in advance, someone will assess you before you enter the UTC. If you need urgent assistance you will be able to enter. However if your condition is not urgent, you may be asked to call NHS 111 to book an appointment.

This is to help us to maintain a safe waiting area for patients and staff.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information about our UTCs

X-ray services at the following minor injury units and urgent treatment centres have been temporarily suspended:

  • Victoria Hospital, Deal
  • Sheppey Community Hospital
  • Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital

Please note, the minor injury unit (MIU) and x-ray department at Edenbridge and District War Memorial Hospital is temporarily closed for the foreseeable future.

Your nearest MIU is at Sevenoaks Hospital. This is open from 8am to 8pm, seven days-a-week.

Keep up-to-date with the latest information, read our page on Coronavirus.

Can’t find a service near you?

There are other minor injury units in Kent which are operated by other providers, not KCHFT. For more details, please see our in an emergency page.

Who we are

We are a team of experienced nurse practitioners and nurses who specialise in treating minor injuries and minor ailments.

What we do

Urgent treatment centres (UTC) offer a walk-in service, 365-days-a-year.

Patients aged 12-months-old and over can be treated for minor cuts, bites and stings, foreign bodies in wounds, ears and noses, minor burns and fractures to arms and lower legs. At some units, patients can also be treated for minor ailments such as coughs, colds, ear, nose and throat infections and urinary tract infections.

The Royal Victoria Hospital UTC in Folkestone does not treat illnesses.

If you are unsure if we can help, please book in or phone NHS 111.

If you think your problem is more serious you may need to see your own GP or go to an accident and emergency department.

How do you use this service?

You can contact the service using the information given above or you can pop in to the minor injury unit or walk-in centre or you can be referred by a GP or healthcare professional.