Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) provide treatment for less serious injuries, such as sprains, cuts and grazes.
Many people go to Accident and Emergency (A&E) with minor injuries, when they could usually be treated much more quickly at a Minor Injuries Unit.
We have two Minor Injuries Units across Staffordshire, based at the community hospitals in Leek and Burslem (Haywood).
What do we offer you?
A wide range of conditions can be treated for example:
- wounds needing stitches
- ear infections
- sprains and strains
- suspected broken bones
- bites and stings
- minor head injuries
- minor burns
- severe sore throats
- foreign bodies in the eye
You should attend A&E or call 999 for serious and life-threatening conditions such as severe bleeding, loss of consciousness, suspected strokes, chest pains or breathing difficulties.
You do not need an appointment to visit the Minor Injuries Units.
The Minor Injuries Unit at Leek Moorlands Hospital is currently open between the hours of 9am – 5pm.
The Minor Injuries Unit is a nurse led service which provides treatment for minor illness and injury including wounds needing stiches, rashes, ear infections, sprains and strain, suspected broken limbs, bites and stings, minor head injuries, minor burns, sore throats and foreign bodies in the eye.
X-Ray facilities are open to appointments for outpatients and GP patients only and provided from:
- Monday to Friday 08:30 - 12:30 and 13:30 - 16:50
The X-Ray facilities are not available at the weekends or on Bank Holidays.
Opening hours for the Walk-in Centre at Haywood Hospital in Stoke-on-Trent are being extended to 7am-9.30pm every day (the centre was previously open from 9am on weekends). Patients are also able to access the Community Pharmacy at Haywood Hospital.
What do we offer you?
A wide range of conditions can be treated including:
- Cuts and grazes
- Ear infections
- Sprains and strains
- Suspected fractures
- Bites and stings
- Minor head injuries
- Minor burns
- Foreign bodies in the eye.
Where we are based?
Haywood Hospital Walk-in Centre
We have on-site parking, including disabled parking. The Walk-in Centre is situated on the ground floor of the Haywood Hospital . Wheelchair access and disabled toilets are available.
How do you access us?
Patients with minor injuries or minor ailments may self-refer to the service.
You should attend A&E for serious and life-threatening conditions such as chest pain or breathing problems.
Hours of service
The services is operational between the hours of 7.00am-9.30pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am-9.30pm at weekends.
*Please note Bank Holiday opening hours are 9.00am-9.30pm*
Telephone: 01782 673500