St Austell Community Hospital - Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

01726 873000 Porthpean Road , St. Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6AD
http://www.cornwallft.nhs.uk/hospitals/st-austell/

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 26 ratings for this hospital

Minor injuries unit

This Department is managed by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Ground Floor, St Austell Community Hospital, Porthpean Road, St Austell, PL26 6AA
01726 873010

The unit is run by highly skilled specialist nurses and are able to treat a range of minor conditions.

Minor Injury Units (MIUs) treat a range of minor conditions, which have occurred during the previous 14 days from injury, including X-ray if appropriate -

  • Sprains and strains
  • Broken bones
  • Traumatic wound infections (not surgical wounds)
  • Minor burns and scalds
  • Head injuries (where the person has not been unconscious)
  • Insect and animal bites and stings
  • Minor eye injuries, and
  • Cut, bruising and grazes.

If you are not sure whether your injury is minor and can be treated in a minor injuries unit, contact NHS 111.

To view current waiting times and details of any changes to the unit's standard opening hours, please click here

Today, this service is for:

  • Anyone aged 1 or over

Opening times

Monday 08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 22:00
Thursday 08:00 - 22:00
Friday 08:00 - 22:00
Saturday 08:00 - 22:00
Sunday 08:00 - 22:00

Public holidays and other dates

2019
May 2708:00 - 22:00
Aug 2608:00 - 22:00
Dec 2508:00 - 22:00
Dec 2608:00 - 22:00
2020
Jan 0108:00 - 22:00
Apr 0508:00 - 22:00
Apr 1008:00 - 22:00
Apr 1308:00 - 22:00
May 2508:00 - 22:00
Aug 3108:00 - 22:00
Dec 2508:00 - 22:00
Dec 2808:00 - 22:00

Last verified on 24/05/2019

Latest reviews of this service

Brilliant!

I have had occasion to visit Penrice 5 times in the past few months with an Achilles tendon rupture, X Ray and physiotherapy. My wife als...

9 February 2019

welcoming

just like to mention and give credit when it is due, this is the 2nd time i have visited the A&E dept,and the staff was so welcoming ...

16 January 2019

MIU VISIT

I attended MIU on New Years eve with a head injury, bit sore but not too bad, the receptionist was very polite and cheerful. I was then s...

3 January 2019

MIU attendance

I have attended the MIU 3 times in the past 10 days for an achilles tendon injury.. The staff were all wonderful , caring and professiona...

27 November 2018

Minor injuries visit

Two consecutive days I visited & have to say the staff were exceptional! The triage nurse; patient manner friendliness &caring is exempla...

27 October 2018

Last updated on 24 May 2019.

Information supplied by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust