UHUK welcomes new member; Western Urgent Care

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher on Mon, 28/05/2018 - 11:47

UHUK are pleased to announced that Western Urgent Care GP OOH, based in Derry Northern Ireland, have become members May 2018.

Western Urgent Care (WUC) provides GP OOH services across the WHSCT area which covers the counties of Derry, Tyrone and Fermanagh.  They cover a range of urban and rural areas across five clinical bases and for a population of approximately 300,000 patients. This includes a small number of patients from the Republic of Ireland living along the border areas.

WUC also provide GP OOH support for a small number of hospices and palliative care wards within the local area. This work compliments the Marie Curie Service we host providing Nurses to patients on the Palliative Care Pathway during the out of hours period.

We welcome Deborah Ward, General Manager.