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Yate Minor Injury Unit

Yate Minor Injury Unit

Who is this service for?

Our Minor Injuries Service offers treatment for adults, children and young people for a wide range of minor injuries.

 

How does this service work / what's involved in this service?

The Minor Injuries Unit at Yate treats:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Cuts and grazes
  • Arm, lower leg and foot injuries
  • Bites – human, animal
  • 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. If your condition is more serious, you will be referred to your GP or an A&E department or to another clinic.

How do I access this service?

The Minor Injuries Unit is a walk in service.

Opening Times
The walk-in service is available Monday to Friday from 8.30am – 7.30pm and weekends/bank holidays from
10.00am – 1.30pm.

X-ray Service
Monday to Friday – a service run by North Bristol NHS Trust. This service is open 8.00am to 7.30pm Monday to Thursday (closed between 4.30 – 5.00pm) and 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday (closed 12.30 – 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 MIU service.

 

In what areas is this service available?

We currently offer this service in the South Gloucestershire area.

 

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Locations

Yate West Gate Centre
01454 315355
Location:
Yate West Gate Centre
21 West Walk
Yate
BS37 4AX
Open:
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