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
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
50 Little France Crescent,
Edinburgh Bio Quarter,
Western General Hospital Minor Injuries Unit (for children 1 year old and over)
Crewe Road South
The Minor Injuries Unit at the Western General Hospital is best accessed via Porterfield Road.
Last patient book-in at 20:30
St John’s Hospital Emergency Department
Howden Road West