North Hampshire Urgent Care (NHUC) as part of the system wide IUC provides the clinical assessment service and out of hours primary care services for a population of 538,000 residing in North Hampshire, North East Hampshire, Farnham, Surrey Heath and part of East Berkshire, including supporting our local community hospitals.
NHUC was rated Good by the CQC in 2017 and handles 75,000 contacts annually.
The IUC is a partnership between South Central Ambulance service FT (SCAS), NHUC and Partnering Health Limited (PHL).
Additionally, NHUC provides Improved Access to Psychological Therapies for North East Hampshire and Farnham.
From September 2019 NHUC took over a challenged GP practice in Basingstoke.
NHUC benefits from having strong engagement among the local GPs who still make up 95% of the GP rota. Nurses make up 20% of the clinical workforce and provide triage and face to face consultations, along with our Pharmacists and Paramedics. With a focus on quality, education, clinical support and keeping ourselves patient centered NHUC is proud of the service it provides and lives its values – Safe, Honest, Open, Effective, Supportive, “In your SHOES”