Minor Injury Units
Minor Injury Units (MIU) are located in community hospitals and are run by highly skilled specialist nurses and are able to treat a range of minor conditions.
Minor Injury Units (MIUs) treat a range of minor conditions, which have occurred during the previous 14 days from injury, including X-ray if appropriate. Please note: not all Minor Injury Units offer x-rays facilities.
- Sprains and strains
- Broken bones
- Traumatic wound infections (not surgical wounds)
- Minor burns and scalds
- Head injuries (where the person has not been unconscious)
- Insect and animal bites and stings
- Minor eye injuries, and
- Cuts, bruising and grazes.
If you are not sure whether your injury is minor and can be treated in a minor injuries unit, contact NHS 111.
Minor Injury Unit Locations
Bodmin Community Hospital
01208 251577 – 8am to 10pm every day.
Camborne and Redruth Community Hospital – includes a Primary Care Centre
01209 318000 – 8am to 10pm every day.
Falmouth Community Hospital
01326 430030 – 8am to 8pm every day.
Fowey Community Hospital
01726 832241 – MIU temporarily closed. For urgent medical assistance please visit St Austell MIU. You can also dial NHS 111
Helston Community Hospital
01326 430205 – 8am to 8pm every day.
Launceston Community Hospital
01566 761030 – 8am to 8pm every day.
Liskeard Community Hospital
01579 373510 – 8am to 10pm every day.
Newquay Community Hospital
01637 834820 – 8am to 10pm every day.
St Austell Community Hospital
01726 873010 – 8am to 10pm every day.
Saltash, St Barnabas Hospital
01752 679000 – Please note the unit is temporarily closed. The nearest MIU is at Liskeard Community Hospital or The Cumberland Centre, Devonport, Plymouth.
St Mary’s Community Hospital
01720 422392 – 24-hours every day.
Stratton Community Hospital
01288 320101 – 8am to 10pm every day.
For information on the MIU waiting times in North Devon please visit: www.northdevonhealth.nhs.uk/ed-miu-waiting-times/