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A stay in hospital can be a daunting time for anyone whether it is for a short or long time. But having someone with you can help you recover and make you feel more at ease.

Keeping in contact with friends and family is important to patients. It is recognised that a balance is needed between maintaining that contact and allowing for rest and recuperation. In response to feedback from patients, families and carers wards and departments have local guidelines about visiting times so please do check before visiting. 

Visiting suspended at Queen Alexandra Hospital (QA)


At Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, we are proud to provide expert, compassionate care.

We are here for our local population of about 675,000 residents across Portsmouth and south east Hampshire and care for many people beyond, including providing some tertiary services to a catchment area of more than 2m people.

During your stay in hospital you will meet a number of different members of staff.  All members of staff wear name badges, but if you are not sure who someone is or what they do, please feel free to ask them to introduce themselves and explain what they do. 

If you have any questions about your treatment, please ask a doctor or a nurse.

There are lots of opportunities for you to get involved with the Trust, from volunteering to attending our public meetings, our Annual General Meeting or our hospital open day which is held every year.

St Mary's Minor Injuries Unit

Last updated: 03 October 2019

We can provide a fast, convenient service for those who have a minor injury or illness.

Our team of multidisciplinary practitioners can offer treatment, advice and information for a range of minor injuries and illnesses. Our waiting times can be considerably less than emergency departments and we work with our local emergency department to help patients make the appropriate choice for the care they need.

If you’re unsure of where to go and require further advice, please call 111. In an emergency, always dial 999.

The majority of patients can be seen and treated by our skilled nurse practitioners and paramedic practitioners. We will assess your clinical need and allocate you to the appropriate clinician.

We treat both adults and children, and we have a separate children’s waiting area with play facilities and children’s TV.

Minor Injuries Units have the facilities to treat minor injuries such as:

  • Cuts and grazes
  • Sprains and strains
  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Bites and stings
  • Infected wounds
  • Minor head injuries
  • Minor eye problems.


Getting here

St Mary's Community Health Campus

Map: St Mary's Community Health Campus

West Wing, Milton Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO3 6AD

Opening hours

GPs are on site between 10:00am -2:00pm, and 4:00pm-8:00pm.

Referral information

The unit is open to all NHS patients, no appointments required.

Contact information

Located next to St Mary’s Health Campus, on Milton Road, Portsmouth.


Locally there are Minor Injuries Units at:

•St Mary’s Treatment Centre, Portsmouth – 0333 200 1822  Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 10:00pm. Weekends and Bank Holidays: 8:00am - 10:00pm (last admission is 9:30pm)

•Gosport War Memorial Hospital – 023 9279 4753  8:00am - 9:00pm every day

•Petersfield Community Hospital - 01730 263221 8:00am - 6:00pm every day

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