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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.”

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