24-Hour Urgent Care Centre​ (UCC)


Visit the Urgent Care Centres (UCC) at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals for common conditions treated at UCC. Our specialists are well-trained to respond to urgent situations efficiently and effectively, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Call our 24-hour UCC helplines:

Ambulance and medical transport hotline:

UCC waiting time

The average waiting time to see a doctor at our UCC is 30 minutes.

When you arrive, our medical team will assess your condition at the triage stage:

  • Critical condition: Immediate medical attention
  • Non-critical condition: 30-minute wait, depending on the severity of the condition and the number of patients in the queue

We seek your understanding that our priority is to provide care to the most critical cases first.

When to go to the UCC

A critical medical condition is a sudden injury or illness that can cause serious harm to your body or pose an immediate risk to your life.

Check what you should do for common conditions we treat at the UCC and how to make yourself more comfortable before you arrive.

Visit the UCC for medical conditions such as:

  • Blurred vision
  • Broken bones
  • Chest pain or heart attack
  • Choking
  • Concussions
  • Excessive bleeding
  • High fever in babies
  • Large open wounds and burns
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Persistent vomiting and diarrhoea
  • Seizures or fits
  • Severe burns
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Significant head injuries
  • Sudden and severe shortness of breath

Ambulance and medical transport services

Contact us if you need ambulance or other medical transportation to our hospitals.

For ambulance or special transport, please call:

For medical evacuation and repatriation outside Singapore, please call:

UCC registration and admission

When you arrive at the UCC, you will be asked to:

  • Fill in a registration form
  • Make a health declaration
  • Take your temperature
  • Measure your blood pressure

During the consultation, our medical specialists may recommend you for admission to the hospital for further treatment.

Please inform the admission counter if you wish to be attended by your preferred specialist based in our hospital during your stay.

Find out more about hospital admissions.

UCC charges and insurance

If you intend to claim eligible UCC charges from your personal accident plans, comprehensive hospitalisation plans or travel insurance:

  • Speak to your insurance provider ahead of time to check if direct billing is possible. You may also contact our admissions counter, call or Whatsapp +65 9834 0999 to check.
  • Retain all records and receipts to support your claim.
  • Ask your doctor to complete your claim form before your discharge if this is required by your insurance provider.

Find out more about using your insurance.

Our Locations
Urgent Care Centre (UCC) - Mount Elizabeth Hospital

Urgent Care Centre (UCC) - Mount Elizabeth Hospital


3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

UCC hotline (24-hour):

+65 6731 2218

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Urgent Care Centre (UCC) - Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital

Urgent Care Centre (UCC) - Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital


38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

UCC hotline (24-hour):

+65 6933 0100

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