Paulton Minor Injuries Unit
Welcome to the Minor Injuries Unit at Paulton Hospital
Our minor injuries service offers treatment for adults, children and young people for a wide range of minor injuries.
The service supports adults, children and young people.
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The Minor Injuries Unit treats:
- Sprains and strains
- Cuts and grazes
- Arm, lower leg and foot injuries
- Bites – human, animal
- Minor burns and scalds
- Minor head injuries
- Broken noses and nosebleeds
- Eye problems such as scratches, foreign bodies in the eyes
You will be seen by an Emergency Nurse Practitioner/skilled nurse who will assess, diagnose and treat your injury. If your condition is more serious, you will be referred to your GP or an A&E department or to another clinic.
We are unable to treat people suffering from:
- Abdominal pain
- Alcohol-related problems
- Breathing problems
- Chest pain
- Drug overdose
- Health conditions usually treated by a GP
- Mental health problems
- Respiratory problems
If you have any of the above conditions you should contact your GP. If it is a life-threatening injury or situation, call for an ambulance by dialling 999.
The Minor Injuries Unit is a walk in service.
X-Ray facilities are available Monday – Friday from 9am to 4pm.
“I have had a very efficient, helpful and caring experience here.”