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Minor Injuries Unit

Our Minor Injuries Unit is staffed by experienced nurses who are able to treat you. There are no doctors working there. The staff see, assess and treat people presenting with minor injuries, they do not treat people who are unwell or children under the age of two years. 

We can help with problems such as:

  • Sprains and strains  
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Broken bones in arms and legs
  • Dislocations of fingers and toes
  • Wounds including cuts and grazes
  • Soft tissue injuries and/or bruising
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Minor burns and scalds
  • Minor head injuries with no loss of consciousness

  • Insect and animal bites

  • Minor eye injuries

  • Emergency contraception 


We are unable to help with:

  • Chest pain

  • Breathing difficulties

  • Children under two years of age

  • Unwell children

  • Minor illness

  • Stomach pains

  • Gynaecological problems

  • Pregnancy problems

  • Allergic reactions

  • Overdoses

  • Alcohol or drug related problems

  • Mental Health problems

  • Dental problems

  • Catheter issues

  • Conditions likely to require hospital admission


Unsure?

Visit the Choose well website.

If you’re not sure whether to go to a Minor Injuries Unit please call 111. There are others available across Hampshire – check the NHS Choices website to find you nearest one.  

Get access to this service

Contact us

Petersfield Community Hospital     
Swan Street
Petersfield
Hampshire
GU32 3LB

Tel: 023 82 310595 
Opening Hours: Everyday 8am - 5.45pm

Please note, that the X-ray department is only open 9am-1pm from Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Useful websites

NHS Choices (find your local MIU)

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