Minor Injury Unit

Providing treatment for adults, children and young people for a wide range of minor injuries

Minor Injuries Unit at Yate
Walk-in service for minor injuries

 

Monday to Friday:  8.30am – 7.30pm

Weekends/Bank Holidays: 10.00am – 1.30pm.

Before you use this service, please check below for injuries we are able to treat.

X-ray Service run by North Bristol NHS Trust

Monday to Thursday:
Open:  8.00am to 7:30pm
Closed 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Friday
Open 8:30am to 4:30pm
Closed 12:30pm to 1:00pm

N.B. There is no x-ray service at weekends or on bank holidays.

The service may need to close earlier than the times stated above if it is experiencing significant demand.

Patients with a GP x-ray referral can also attend Cossham Hospital for their x-ray, where there is similar access available (during the same hours), but without the additional minor injury service.

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
  • blood pressure and weight checks
  • 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
  • coughs
  • colds
  • abdominal pains
  • dental pain
  • mental health problems
  • other illnesses
We 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 consultant a pharmacist as appropriate. Individuals booking in with any of the above conditions will be re-directed.