Unless your condition is life threatening, please don’t just turn up or walk in the emergency department (A&E) or urgent care services. Please think pharmacist, GP or 111 first. In an emergency always call 999.
The MIU It is located near the emergency department (A&E). The unit assesses and treats patients with wide range of urgent (non-emergency) conditions, minor injuries and illnesses.
The unit has purpose-built facilities and ready access to a comprehensive range of support services within the hospital and community, including x-ray, pharmacy, outpatient clinics, social work teams and GP surgeries.
This means you will receive the best possible treatment and advice efficiently and effectively from the most appropriate health care professional.
However, children will be seen in our dedicated children’s emergency department.
How to find us
To find us:
- Enter Leazes Wing main reception.
- Turn right and head towards the New Victoria Wing.
- Follow signs for minor injury unit located on level 3 of the New Victoria Wing.
- Register your attendance at the reception desk and you will be advised of what will happen next.
Minor injuries unit opening hours
We are open from 8:00am to 9:00pm, seven days a week.
Please note that if the unit is at full capacity between 8:00pm and 9:00pm, patients may be redirected to the emergency department.
For medical advice, or if you are unsure whether the minor injuries unit is the right place for you to get treatment, please contact: