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Accident & Emergency closes

The accident & emergency department at University Hospital of Hartlepool closes today. From now on all serious injuries will be seen at University Hospital of North Tees. Minor injuries can still be seen in Hartlepool by attending the new Minor Injury Unit located in the One Life Hartlepool Building on Park Road. This unit is for injuries but is located in the same building as the Hartlepool NHS Healthcare Centre (Walk In Centre) and Northern Doctors out of hours service. Patients should go to the reception desk in the annex by using the entrance closest to Park Road rather than the main entrance to the One Life Building. From there they will be booked with the appropriate service.
Patients who call an ambulance with serious problems will either be taken to University Hospital of Hartlepool for medical problems or to the Accident & Emergency Department at University Hospital of North Tees for injuries & surgical problems.