Minor Injuries Unit

01883 837500 Caterham Dene Hospital, Church Road , Caterham, Surrey, CR3 5RA


Caterham Dene Community Hospital

First Community Health and Care deliver front-line NHS services, providing first-rate care, through our first-rate people, offering first-rate value to our local community.

First Community is part of the NHS family and provides community healthcare services in East Surrey and the surrounding area. We offer a friendly face with highly-rated, well run services, delivered by our skilled people. We provide high-quality nursing and therapy teams, specialist care teams, children and family advice and support as well as a Rehabilitation Ward, Rapid Assessment Clinic and Minor Injury Unit at Caterham Dene Hospital.

We are a not-for-profit organisation and, as such, any surplus we make is used to reinvest into our community services. We play a vital role in our local health community which we believe is essential to ensure local people have good, prompt access and first-rate care.

We have a Minor Injury Unit for people aged 18 years or over with minor injuries that cannot be managed by your GP or practice nurse.

This is a convenient alternative to A&E departments further afield and provides treatment for:

  • Cuts and grazes
  • Sprains and strains
  • Broken bones (fractures)
  • Bites and stings
  • Infected wounds
  • Eye problems, such as infections or scratches
  • Sports injuries
  • Minor burns and scalds

Please do not attend if you are suffering from:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Chest pain
  • PR or PV bleed
  • Headaches

The Minor Injury Unit is currently unable to treat children under the age of 18 years. If you think your condition is life-threatening, you should dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E. 

There is a Minor Injury Unit X-ray facility at Caterham Dene Hospital, Monday to Friday 09.00-17.00 and from 10.00am - 17.00pm Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.  

Opening times

Monday 08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00
Thursday 08:00 - 20:00
Friday 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 20:00
Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

Additional information

Minor Injuries Unit Hours of Service: 08.00 - 20.00, 7 days a week. Last patient at 19.30. There is a Minor Injuries Unit X-ray Facility at Caterham Dene Hospital from 10.00am - 17.00pm Saturday, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Last verified on 25/03/2019


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Last updated on 25 March 2019.

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