For injuries or illnesses that are urgent but not life threatening you can use an Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC), Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) or a First Aid Unit (FAU). It is best to contact NHS 111 online or by calling 111 first to book an appointment at the nearest service to you.
The NHS website provides an overview of the conditions these services can treat.
Minor Injury Units – What we can treat and frequently asked questions
Our Minor Injury Units (MIUs) offer advice and treatment for a variety of injuries including; cuts, grazes, wounds, sprains, minor eye injuries, strains and minor burns.
If you have an injury and you’re unsure where to go for help, it’s best to contact NHS111 for advice. If needed, they can make you an appointment to attend one of our minor injury units for treatment.
- discuss complex medical problems
- discuss worries about a long-term condition
- get end-of-life care, or report a death
- report child protection or vulnerable adult concerns