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Yate Minor Injuries Unit (MIU)

Yate Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) is provided by Sirona Care & Health and is run by a team of highly qualified nurses who have experience and expertise in treating minor injuries.

If your condition cannot be dealt with at the Unit, they will refer you to your GP, nearest A&E department or other appropriate service.

Opening Times*: Monday to Friday 8.30am-7.30pm, Weekends/Bank Holidays 10am-1.30pm. *Please note: Yate Minor Injuries Unit can only treat minor injuries sustained within the last 2 weeks,. Opening times are subject to change at short notice due to high volumes of patients attending for treatment, visit Sirona Care & Health to find out more. 

X-ray facilities (provided by North Bristol NHS Trust) are normally available Monday to Thursday 8am-8pm, Friday 8.30am-5pm. There are no X-ray on weekends or bank holidays. 

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 can treat: 

  • Bites, human and animal
  • Cuts and grazes
  • Foreign bodies in the eyes, nose and ears
  • Arm, lower leg and foot injuries
  • Minor burns and scalds
  • Wound infections
  • Minor head injuries (with no loss of consciousness)
  • Soft tissue injuries, for example sprains and bruises

The Unit is unable to treat patients suffering from:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Alcohol-related problems
  • Breathing problems
  • Chest pain
  • Drug overdose
  • Health conditions usually treated by a GP
  • Mental health problems
  • Respiratory problems
  • Wound redressing

If you have any of the above conditions you should contact your GP, NHS 111 or, if it is a life-threatening injury or
situation, then call for an ambulance by dialling 999.

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.
BS37 4AX
Telephone: 01454 315355

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