Primary Care and Emergency Care Services
Primary Care Services
Your GP is your family doctor and is there to see your child if you have concerns about their health or development:
Children and Young People Clinics (Moredon & Swindon Health Centre)
The clinic cares for youngsters, toddlers and infants suffering from common colds, aches or pains but not life-threatening conditions, that are unable to get an appointment with their own GP.
The clinic runs from Monday to Sunday between 8am and 8pm (8am to 4pm at the weekends).
The contact number is 0800 111 0088
Children’s Health – Winter Young Person’s and Children’s Clinic
The winter young person’s and children’s clinic is a new service led by an experienced team of GP’s and advanced clinical practitioners. It is here to help children living in Swindon suffering from, aching muscles, continuous cough, high temperature, loss or taste of smell, persistent headaches, and new fatigue. This new service allows easier access for medical care and will help to ease demand on local health care
The clinic runs Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm and can be contacted on 01793 709505. It is based at Taw Hill Medical Centre.
Your local pharmacist or chemist has knowledge of everyday health issues. There are often pharmacies in supermarkets and many are open late.
Disabled Changing Facilities and Toilets
The Changing Places campaign was launched on behalf of those people who cannot use standard accessible toilets. Changing Places toilets have plenty of space and the right equipment, including a height adjustable, adult-sized changing bench and hoist.
Facilities available at the following locations:
Wharf Green, Town Centre
Link Centre, Whitehill Way, Swindon, SN5 7DL
Dorcan Rec St Paul’s Drive, Covingham, SN3 5DA
The Oasis North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1EP
Saltway Centre Pearl Road,
Middleleaze, Swindon, SN5 5TD
Highworth Rec The Elms, Highworth, Swindon, SN6 7DD
Emergency Care Services
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day every day. If you are worried about your child’s health and are unable to contact your GP you can call 111 and get advice from trained staff.
Accident & Emergency
Accident & Emergency Departments (A&E) and 999 should only be used in a critical or life-threatening situation:
Flu vaccination video for those with learning disabilities
On behalf of the NHS, Misfits Theatre Company tackles the misinformation surrounding the flu vaccination head on and urges people with learning disabilities and their carers to not delay, and get their free flu vaccine today.
Page updated 06/01/2022