Rather than going to an A&E department, if your injury is not serious, you can get help from a Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) or Urgent Care Centre (UCC).
This will allow A&E staff to concentrate on people with serious, life-threatening conditions and will save you a potentially long wait.
MIU’s and UCC’s are usually led by nurses and an appointment is not necessary.
Minor injuries units and urgent care centres can treat:
Minor injuries units and urgent care centres cannot treat:
If there is not a minor injuries unit in your area, these services will also be provided by an A&E department.
To find your nearest Minor Injuries Unit, please click below.
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