Yate Minor Injuries Unit (MIU)
The Yate Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) offers treatment for adults and children for a wide range of minor injuries. You can drop in without an appointment, or you may be referred by your GP or other healthcare professional. Yate MIU is run by Sirona Care & Health.
Opening Times*: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 7.30pm, Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays 10am - 1.30pm. X-ray facilities Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. There are no X-ray on weekends or bank holidays. *These are subject to change at short notice due to high volumes of patients attending for treatment, visit Sirona Care & Health to find out more.
All patients are seen by an Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) or an Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP) who have wide experience of dealing with minor injuries.
The Yate Minor Injuries Unit treats:
- Cuts & grazes
- Sprains & strains
- Arm, lower leg and foot injuries including broken bones
- Bites - human/animal/insect
- Minor burns & scalds
- Minor head injuries
- Broken noses/nosebleeds
- Minor eye problems such as scratches, foreign bodies in the eyes
- Minor ear problems
The MIU does not treat:
- Chest pain
- Respiratory problems
- Abdominal pain
- Gynaecological problems
- Drug overdose
- Alcohol related problems
- Mental health problems,
- Minor illnesses such as a sore throat or temperature (please contact your GP)
- Wound redressing (please contact your GP)
- Health conditions that would normally be treated by your GP or hospital
You can always ring and check whether we can help, or if it is best to see your GP or go to the local Emergency Department (ED). Telephone Yate Minor Injuries 01454 315355.
The Minor Injury Unit is based in the Yate West Gate Centre, in the Yate Shopping Centre, next to the public library. It is well served by public transport and there is free car parking around the shopping centre.
Contact Yate Minor Injuries
Yate West Gate Centre,
21 West Walk,
Yate Town Shopping Centre.
Telephone: 01454 315355