Emergency Services

The goal of Convenient Care is to provide prompt, quality medical treatment for these conditions within the setting of the Emergency Department. 

Convenient Care

Located within the Backus Hospital Emergency Department, Convenient Care is primarily staffed with physician assistants and advance practice nurse practitioners. Backus Hospital's Convenient Care is a division of the Emergency Department that treats a wide range of immediate but non-life threatening conditions.


Department & Services

Backus Hospital’s Convenient Care is a division of the Emergency Department that treats a wide range of immediate but non-life threatening conditions.

Such as:

  • Orthopedic injuries (breaks, sprains, etc.)
  • Lacerations
  • Acute Illnesses (flu or cold symptoms, etc.)

Pre-Hospital EMS

The Backus Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of EMS provides medical authorization, oversight and continuing education for area pre-hospital providers. The Division additionally functions to support EMS providers in their roles and to improve the transition of care between prehospital and in-hospital providers. Learn more >>


  • Address:
    582 Norwich Road
    Plainfield, CT 06374

  • Address:
    326 Washington Street
    Norwich, CT 06360

Emergency Care


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