white plastic gloves are dressing a arm with bandaging and packing.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Changes to this service

  • Staff are available to treat minor injuries between 8am and 8pm seven days a week.
  • Face coverings must be worn by everyone who enters the facility. Disposable face coverings are available if required.
  • Anyone visiting the facility who declines to wear a face covering will be asked to wait outside.
  • Patients will be temperature checked on arrival.
  • Patients must attend the facility alone unless they are a child or vulnerable adult and need to be accompanied.
  • Hand washing facilities and hand sanitiser are available.
  • Due to social distancing requirements there is a reduced waiting room capacity.
  • No toys or magazines available in waiting areas at present.
  • Appointments may be given for patients to return the following day if the waiting room is at capacity. Patients may be re-directed to other treatment facilities if required.

Please watch this short video to learn more about what to expect from your visit to Yate Minor Injury Unit.

Who is this service for?

Before you use this service, please check below for injuries we are able to treat. Please note, the service may need to close earlier than the times stated above if it is experiencing significant demand.

The Minor Injury Service offers treatment for adults, children and young people for a wide range of minor injuries that are less than two weeks old.

What we can treat

  • Sprains and strains
  • Cuts and grazes
  • Arm, lower leg and foot injuries
  • Superficial bites
  • Minor burns and scalds
  • Minor head injuries
  • Broken noses
  • Eye problems such as scratches, foreign bodies in the eyes
  • X-ray service
  • Foreign bodies

You will be seen by an Emergency Nurse Practitioner/skilled nurse who will assess, diagnose and treat your injury. (Please note that this service does not provide a doctor on-site). If your condition is more serious, you will be referred to your GP or an A&E department or to another clinic.

What we don't treat

Minor illnesses, such as:

  • Sore throats
  • Ear aches
  • Coughs
  • Colds
  • Abdominal pains
  • Dental pain
  • Mental health problems
  • Other illnesses

We also cannot:

  • Redress wounds
  • Review wounds
  • Remove stitches
  • See any injury over two weeks old

If you do not meet the criteria please contact your GP, call 111 or consult a pharmacist as appropriate. Individuals booking in with any of the above conditions will be re-directed.

X-ray service

We provide an x-ray service, which is run by North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT)..

X-ray service opening times:

Monday-Friday: 8am-7.30pm
Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays: 9am-5.45pm

If you have been referred for an x-ray by your GP

There is now an appointment service for all GP x-ray requests. Please call the central x-ray booking line on 0117 4145175 to agree a suitable date and time. The appointment line open 8.45am-4.15pm, Monday-Friday; appointments available Monday to Sunday inclusive.

Alternatively, you can use the x-ray service at Cossham Hospital, which is open Monday to Friday, 8.15am to 4.15pm.

How do I access this service?

This is a walk-in service. You do not need to make an appointment or call ahead to attend.

If you do not meet the criteria above please contact your GP, call 111 or consultant a pharmacist as appropriate. Individuals attending with any of the above conditions will be re-directed.

I’m a clinician – how do I make a referral to this service?

Referral information and other clinical guidance can be found on the CCG’s Remedy site:

Urgent Treatment Centre on Remedy

Service provided by Sirona

Yate West Gate Centre

21 West Walk
Yate, Bristol
BS37 4AX

Tel: 01454 315 355

Parking is free, but there are limited spaces outside the centre. Many public car parks around the area do charge and/or have 2 or 4 hour limits.

MIU opening times

8am – 8pm 7 days a week

X-ray opening times

The X-ray service is operated by North Bristol NHS Trust

Monday-Friday: 8am-7.30pm
Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays: 9am-5.45pm

X-ray for patients referred by their GP

There is now an appointment service for all GP X-ray requests. Please call the central x-ray booking line on 0117 4145175 to agree a suitable date and time.

Appointment line open 8.45am-4.15pm, Monday-Friday. Appointments available Monday to Sunday inclusive.

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