Minor Injuries Unit

The Urgent Treatment Centre (also known as the ‘Minor Injuries Unit’) at Montagu Hospital is run by a dedicated and highly skilled Emergency Nurse Practitioners who provide care for less serious injuries, such as sprains, cuts, grazes, minor burns, bites and stings.

Many people go to an Emergency Department, when they could be treated much more quickly at the Urgent Treatment Centre. The unit can also arrange X-Rays for possible broken bones and treat minor eye and ear injuries.

The service is available from 9am to 9pm every day apart from Christmas Day with last admissions at 8pm. You can call: 01709 649157

Montagu Hospital’s Urgent Treatment Centre can treat:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Simple fractures
  • Wound infections
  • Minor burns and scalds
  • Sunburn
  • Cuts
  • Grazes
  • Minor eye injuries
  • Foreign bodies in eyes and ears
  • Simple head wounds
  • Insect and animal bites.

Please note: Patients with head injuries over 65 years cannot be seen at Montagu Minor Injuries unit under N.I.C.E Guidelines.

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