What does this service provide?

Who we are 

We are a team of doctors, nurses and healthcare assistants who see patients who do not require admission to hospital. 

What we do 

We are able to treat a number of conditions including:

  • abdominal pain
  • breathing problems / exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • cellulitis
  • chest infections
  • deep venous (vein) thrombosis
  • exacerbation of asthma
  • falls
  • gastroenteritis
  • headaches
  • urinary retention
  • urinary tract infections
  • weekly catheter clinic 

Appointment information

Appointment types 

All our appointments are in person.  

When a patient attends the unit, a full set of observations are carried out which can include blood tests, x-rays, scans and electrocardiograms (ECG) as needed. The doctor on duty will review your results and arrange for any further tests required.  Any blood tests or medications required during your visit will be performed by a nurse. 

Usually patients will be assessed, treated and discharged during their visit. Treatment summaries and any follow up advice or treatment are shared with your GP following your visit.         

Who you'll see 

You'll see our on-duty doctors, nurses and healthcare assistants. 

How can I access this service?

The Clinical Assessment Unit is a referral service. Referrals are made via health care professionals such as GPs, paramedics, nurses and therapists.

How can I contact this service?

Contact details
Telephone: 01293 227 800
Where to find us
Address: Crawley Clinical Assessment Unit, Red Wing, Crawley Hospital, West Green Drive, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 7DH

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Opening hours

We are open Monday to Saturday from 8:00am to 8:00pm.

We accept our last patient at 6:00pm

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