Who is this service for?
The Minor Injury Service offers treatment for adults, children and young people for a wide range of minor injuries.
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 and nosebleeds
- eye problems such as scratches, foreign bodies in the eyes
- x-ray service
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.
We cannot treat minor illnesses such as
- sore throats
- ear aches
- abdominal pains
- dental pain
- mental health problems
- other illnesses
- 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 consultant a pharmacist as appropriate. Individuals booking in with any of the above conditions will be re-directed.
X-ray Service run by North Bristol NHS Trust
Wednesday 2 October: The x-ray department is closed all day today for essential maintenance and is expected to re-open on 3 October.
Week days: 8am – 7.30pm
Weekends and bank holidays: 9am to 5.30pm
Individuals will also be able to attend the unit for a GP-referred X-ray on Saturdays or Sundays. Please check NBT’s website for the latest X-ray service information.
Patients with a GP x-ray referral can also attend Cossham Hospital for their x-ray. This is open Monday to Friday 8.15am to 4.15pm.
Yate West Gate Centre
21 West Walk
MIU Opening Times
8am – 8pm 7 days a week
X-ray Opening Times
8am – 7.30pm (weekdays) 9am – 5.30pm (weekends and bank holidays)
01454 315 355