The unit is run by highly skilled specialist nurses / practitioners 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 previous14 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
- Cuts, 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 check current waiting times and any changes to the unit's standard opening times, please click here.