Hillingdon A&E department is open 24/7 for serious injuries and illnesses. Please use A&E wisely so its doctors and nurses can focus on people with the most serious health needs. 

Accident & Emergency units are for life-threatening emergencies including:

  • Loss of consciousness
  • Acute confused state and fits that are not stopping
  • Persistent, severe chest pain
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Severe bleeding that cannot be stopped

Immediate help for less serious problems is also available from NHS 111, local pharmacies and urgent care / minor injury units.

For life threatening emergences always call 999.

If you need an ambulance call 999, the emergency phone number in the UK. You can also dial 112, which is the ambulance number throughout the European Union.

NHS 111

Trained advisers at NHS 111 can direct you to the right service for your needs. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. 


Local A&E departments

The Hillingdon Hospital

Pield Heath Road

Tel: 01895 238282

Ealing Hospital 

Uxbridge Road
Tel: 020 8967 5613

Northwick Park Hospital  

Watford Road  

Tel: 020 8869 3087 

West Middlesex Hospital 

Twickenham Road
W7 6AF
Tel: 020 8560 2121

First Aid Apps

Useful free apps with advice on first aid:

  • St Johns Ambulance (adults)
  • British Red Cross (babies and children)

Search “first aid” in the Apple App Store and Google play.