Emergency Zone

Southmead Emergency Department

The Emergency Department and 999 are for life-threatening emergencies only. You should travel to the Emergency Department if you can. However, if someone is too ill, call 999 for an ambulance.

Southmead Minor Injury Unit

Southmead Hospital Minor Injury Unit offers treatment for adults and children for a wide range of minor injuries. You can drop in with no appointment necessary.

Emergency Department Observation Unit

Some patients will be transferred to the Emergency Department Observation Unit (EDOU) from the Emergency Department following assessment and investigations.

Other Healthcare Options

Information on GPs, pharmacy, NHS 111, GP out-of-hours, walk in-centres, urgent care centres and minor injury units. 

Contact Emergency Department (ED)

Gate 35, Level 0
Brunel building
Southmead Hospital
Southmead Road
BS10 5NB

Emergency Department Main Reception Gate 35: 0117 4145100 or 0117 4145101

Emergency Zone