Minor Injuries

 

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MIA is an online video consultation for those over 8 with a minor injury that occurred within the last 14 days. You can get advice quickly and safely for injuries including;

  • strains, sprains and suspected broken bones of arms and legs
  • wounds and minor burns
  • minor bumps to head and face
  • simple eye injuries
  • insect bites and stings

A qualified nurse practitioner will advise if you can treat the injury at home or with help from a local pharmacy. If you need to attend the minor injury service they will give you a suitable appointment time.

7 days a week, 08:00 to 20:00

Telephone - 03007906267

image of a minor injury

In the case of a life-threatening emergency always dial 999 for assistance.

If the patient is under 12 years old you should take them directly to a minor injury service at one of the following sites:

 

Royal Hospital for Sick Children Emergency Department

The RHCYP Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and provides high-quality emergency care to children until their 16th birthday (sometimes a little older if they are under the care of one hospital specialist).

The Emergency Department does not provide the following:

  • Telephone advice
  • Treatment of minor illnesses
  • Second opinions on pre-existing conditions
 

Address

50 Little France Crescent, 
Edinburgh Bio Quarter, 
Edinburgh, 
EH16 4TJ

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Western General Hospital Minor Injuries Unit (for children 1 year old and over)

Crewe Road South
Edinburgh
EH4 2XU
The Minor Injuries Unit at the Western General Hospital is best accessed via Porterfield Road.
Open: 08:00-21:00
Last patient book-in at 20:30

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St John’s Hospital Emergency Department

Howden Road West
Howden
Livingston
West Lothian
EH54 6PP

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