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 & grazes||Chest pain|
|Sprains & strains||Breathing problems|
|Arm, lower leg and foot injuries including broken bones||Abdominal pain|
|Bites – human/animal/insect||Gynaecological problems|
|Minor burns & scalds||Drug overdose|
|Minor head injuries||Alcohol-related problems|
|Broken noses/nosebleeds||Mental health problems|
|Minor eye problems such as scratches, foreign bodies in the eyes||Minor illnesses such as a sore throat or temperature (please contact your GP)|
|Minor ear problems||Wound 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.