Minor Injuries

OPEN FROM 8.30am MONDAY TO FRIDAY

The Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) is open Monday to Friday (except public holidays) from 8.30am, we accept our last walk in patient at 4.00pm.  

Please note:
Our X-ray Department is unavailable on 13th, 19th and 21st October. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.


PLEASE RING THE BELL AT THE ENTRANCE TO ALERT A MEMBER OF STAFF

Prescription Charges
The Minor Injuries 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 £9.15 per item.  

Our experienced Emergency Nurse Practitioners specialise in treating minor injuries and can treat patients for:

  • Minor cuts and lacerations, including infected wounds  
  • Dog and cat bites  
  • Bruises  
  • Strains and sprains  
  • Simple fractures and dislocations  
  • Minor burns and scalds  
  • Head injuries (if the person has not been unconscious or  
  • intoxicated)  
  • Minor eye injuries  
  • Splinters and other foreign bodies in the skin, eye, ear or nose
  • Insect bites and stings 

The MIU cannot treat patients for:  

  • Earache  
  • Sore throats or chest infections  
  • Leg ulcers  
  • Intravenous injections  
  • Blood tests  
  • Drug overdoses  
  • Intoxication  
  • 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  
  • Dislocations  
  • 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 minor injuries.