Minor injuries unit
Open 8am-7:30pm daily run by emergency nurse/care practitioners who are able to see, diagnose and treat a wide range of minor injuries and ailments for both adults and children over one year old; such as:
- Minor head injuries with no loss of consciousness
- Minor burns and scalds
- Limb injuries
- Simple eye infections i.e. conjunctivitis plus foreign bodies/abrasions
- Cuts and grazes
- Bites and stings
- Ear and throat infections
- Skin infections
X-ray is available for MIU patients if required Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-1pm and Sunday/bank holidays 10am-1pm for adults and children over four years.
We can refer patients as required to different specialties; we are not an A&E, GP service or dental practice. Please contact NHS 111 should you feel you might need one of these services.
If you think your condition is life-threatening, you should dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E.