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Minor Injuries Unit

If your injury is not serious you can get help from a Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) rather than going to an Emergency Department (ED). This will allow the ED staff to concentrate on people with serious, life-threatening conditions and will save you a potentially long wait.

 Locally there are Minor Injuries Units at:

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.

Experienced NHS nurses are on hand to treat a range of minor injuries and x-ray facilities are available at these units.

Other sites

The Trust has a number of clinical staff based at St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre providing midwifery, dermatology and disablement services. For more information click here

We are also responsible for a number of services at Petersfield Community Hospital including the Cedar Rehabilitation Ward and the Grange Maternity Unit. For more information click here

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Last updated - 01 September 2014
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Queen Alexandra Hospital
Cosham, Portsmouth
PO6 3LY
Tel: 023 9228 6000

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