WE ARE NOW A MINOR INJURIES AND ILLNESS UNIT
We are open from 8.30am Monday to Friday
We accept our last walk-in patient at 4pm
(WE ARE CLOSED ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS)
If you have been issued with crutches and you no longer require them please return them to the Minor Injuries and Illness Unit. We can recycle them for you.
The Minor Injuries and Illness Unit, within Tetbury Hospital Trust, is now falling into line with other NHS Trusts and as of the 1st March 2020 will be charging those that have to pay prescription charges. The charge is set by the Government and will increase as per guidance from them. Currently the charge is £9.35 per item.
Our experienced Emergency Nurse Practitioners and Triage Nurses specialise in treating minor injuries and illnesses and can treat patients for:
- Minor cuts and lacerations, including infected wounds
- Dog and cat bites
- Strains and sprains
- Simple fractures and dislocations
- Minor burns and scalds
- Head injuries (if the person has not been unconscious or
- Minor eye injuries
- Splinters and other foreign bodies in the skin, eye, ear or nose
- Insect bites and stings
- Minor illnesses - earache, sore throat, etc.
The MIIU cannot treat patients for:
- Leg ulcers
- Intravenous injections
- Blood tests
- Drug overdoses
- Pregnancy related problems
- Mental health problems
If you experience any of the following, go immediately to your local Emergency Department or call 999.
- Chest pain
- Sudden collapse
- Suspected spinal injuries
- Complex fractures
- Penetrating injuries
Unsure if we can help? Call 111 for advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Or call us, during our opening hours, on 01666 502336 and ask for the Minor Injuries and Illness Unit.