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.

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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.

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Emergency Department Observation Unit

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

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Other Healthcare Options

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

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