Opening Hours

Weekdays: Monday/Friday – 8:00am – 18:30pm
Weekends: Closed
Telephone: 01234 273272

The Walk In Centre is based at Putnoe Medical Centre, 93 Queens Drive, Bedford. It is open 7 days per week 365 days per year including bank holidays. This facility is open to anyone who needs urgent medical care for minor illness or injuries. Routine prescriptions cannot be provided.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 8am – 2pm

Saturday and Sunday (Including Bank Holidays) 8am – 5pm.

The information below provides you with the information about what can be dealt with within the Walk in Centre.

In the Minor illness specialist Nurse-led Walk in Centre there is always a GP on duty. The GP’s who work at the weekend are not usually Putnoe Medical Centre GP’s.

We are able to help with:

Minor Illness

Minor Cuts and grazes

Minor burns


Emergency Contraception

Minor skin infections/rashes

Minor eye conditions

Stomach upsets

coughs, colds flu like symptoms

Asthma attacks

Abdominal pain

Back pain

Urine infections/Genital symptoms

Road Traffic Injury (minor)

We are unable to help with the following:

Head injury – loss of consciousness

Severe allergic reactions

overdose of drugs or accidental drinking of chemicals

Doctors certificates (Med 3)

Long term conditions

Medication reviews

Repeat Prescriptions

Routine vaccinations or travel vaccinations

Routine dressings

Ear Syringing

Routine contraceptive checks

Routine removal of stitches

Routine Referrals

Dental problems

Services will vary depending on the staff availability