Urgent Care Centre for Children at The Portland Hospital

234 Great Portland Street
All our hospitals are rated Good or Outstanding.
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For any life-threatening emergencies, you should always dial 999. 

Our Urgent Care Centre is for children aged 0-17 and is by appointment only.

Please call us on 020 3910 2412 for an appointment. 

What happens when you call our urgent care?

One of our specialist paediatric nurses will complete an initial assessment and advise you with the next steps to ensure your child receives the best possible care. If your child needs treatment, our team will book you in for our next available appointment. Standard opening hours are Monday-Sunday 8am -8pm*


Appointments for children cost £170. Any additional charges, such as the cost of imaging or any tests, will be discussed with you in advance.

Please note: A cancellation fee may occur if you do not cancel your appointment within one hour of booking your appointment.

* Last scheduled appointment is at 7pm.

What we treat

Below is a list of common conditions we treat:

  • Acute sore throat
  • Wound care
  • Minor injuries
  • Rashes
  • Ear pain
  • Foreign body in ear or nose
  • Suture removal
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Fever for babies over three months old

We do not treat

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Accidental ingestion
  • Fever under three months old
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Testicular pathology
  • Unwell diabetic
  • Periods of unresponsiveness

Onward referral

After your initial assessment our expert paediatric team can provide an onward referral, if needed, to a specialist private paediatric consultant and further testing, as indicated by the clinician.

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Nurse-led wound clinic

A nurse-led wound clinic has been established at the Urgent Care Centre for children at The Portland Hospital.

It’s available for paediatric patients who require dressing changes, wound reviews (including burns) and suture removal. Although nurse-led, an urgent care doctor will be available to review any wounds if necessary.

Nearby locations

Our other HCA UK Urgent Care Centres

The Princess Grace Hospital _ 0523_016

Urgent Care Centre at The Princess Grace Hospital

The Princess Grace Hospital 42-52 Nottingham Place W1U 5NY London

Urgent Care Centre at The Wellington Hospital

The Wellington Hospital 8A Wellington Place NW8 9LE London

Urgent Care Centre at The Lister Hospital

The Lister Hospital Chelsea Bridge Road SW1W 8RH London

How to access our Urgent Care Centre

Our Urgent Care Centre at The Portland Hospital requires an appointment. If you have any questions please call us.

Travelling to us

By Tube

Great Portland Street station is on the Hammersmith & City Line, Circle line and Metropolitan line. It is located approximately 2 minutes away from us.

Regent’s Park station is on the Bakerloo line. It is located about 5-6 minutes away from us.

By Car

Please be aware that we do not provide parking for patients or visitors. Local parking facilities are limited and we advise visitors to use the nearby Union Carparks in Devonshire Row Mews.

For any life threatening conditions patients should always call 999 or go to the nearest NHS emergency department