Out of Hours

When the University Health Service is closed, if your problem cannot wait until the next time we open you can seek help from the following services:

Sheffield City NHS Walk-In Service

The Walk in Centre is open between 8.00am and 10.00pm, 365 days a year.

It is a nurse led NHS Walk In Centre and can help when you need advice and treatment for most common illnesses that are urgent but not life threatening.

There’s no need to book an appointment

They can help you with:

  • Severe sore throats
  • Rashes
  • Infections
  • Sudden worsening of long term conditions.

Unfortunately they cannot deal with the following:

  • Injuries that may require X Ray
  • Long standing medical conditions that are managed by your own GP
  • Sick Notes/Fit For Work Notes
  • Dental Problems - we cannot provide x-ray or antibiotics.
  • Repeat Prescriptions
  • Ear syringing

Sheffield City NHS Walk-In Service

0114 241 2700


Sheffield City GP Health Centre
Rockingham House
Broad Lane
S1 3PB

Minor Injuries Unit

Open 8am - 8pm. No appointment necessary

Tel: 0114 271 2071

The Minor Injuries Unit provides treatment for adults (over 16) for non life threatening injuries or illnesses, such as:

  • sprains and strains
  • wound infections
  • minor burns and scalds
  • insect and animal bites
  • rib injuries
  • They also treat minor eye injuries after 4.30pm during week days and anytime over the weekend.

The unit cannot treat injures to the chest, back or bone injuries to the hips or thighs.

Minor Injuries Unit, B Floor,
Royal Hallamshire Hospital,
Glossop Road,
S10 2JF

Call 111

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Call NHS 111 if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation. You can also call NHS 111 if you're not sure which NHS service you need.


If it is deemed appropriate, you may be offered an appointment at one of four GP access centres across Sheffield 6pm-10pm weekdays and 10am-6pm weekends.