Minor Injuries Service

The Yate Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) offers treatment for adults, children and young people for a wide range of minor injuries. You can drop in without an appointment, or you may be referred by your GP or other healthcare professional. They will treat most patients within two hours.

All patients are seen by an Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) or an Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP) who have very experienced in dealing with minor injuries.

The Yate Minor Injuries Unit also has X-ray facilities on site.

See below for the treatments they can provide:

They can treat:They CANNOT treat:
Cuts & grazesChest pain
Sprains & strainsBreathing problems
Arm, lower leg and foot injuries including broken bonesAbdominal pain
Bites – human/animal/insectGynaecological problems
Minor burns & scaldsDrug overdose
Minor head injuriesAlcohol-related problems
Broken noses/nosebleedsMental health problems
Minor eye problems such as scratches, foreign bodies in the eyesMinor illnesses such as a sore throat or temperature (please contact your GP)
Minor ear problemsWound redressing (please contact your GP)

Yate Minor Injury Unit is open 8am – 8pm, 7 days a week (including bank holidays).

X-Ray facilities are open:
8am – 7.30pm – Monday – Friday
9am – 5.30pm – Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays.

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