The Cambridgeshire unit is back open from today, offering treatment for urgent but not life-threatening illness and injury.
In response to the pandemic, the unit had to be temporarily closed while staff were redeployed to other NHS services.
Opening hours will remain the same as before, seven days a week with no appointment required.
Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm
What can be treated at the MIU?
Illnesses and injuries that can be treated at the MIU include:
- Sprains, strains, cuts and grazes
- Arm, foot and leg injuries
- Bites, minor burns and scalds
- Suspected fractures or broken bones
- Minor head injuries
- Eye problems such as scratches and foreign bodies in the eye
If you are unsure what service is right for you, please call NHS 111 or visit 111.nhs.ukDr Gary Howsam, Chair of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
Dr Gary Howsam, Chair of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), said:
“By calling NHS 111 your symptoms will be assessed, and you’ll be directed to the right service for your illness or injury. This enables us to not only ensure you receive the right care at the right time, but that our vital emergency services are prioritised for those who need it most.”
We are very pleased to be welcoming local patients back through our doorsErica Warner, Clinical and Operational Manager, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Erica Warner, Clinical and Operational Manager, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the MIU, said:
“All the staff have worked so hard during the pandemic. It has been very challenging over the past year, and I cannot thank them enough for their resilience and commitment to the NHS.”
MIU staff continue to follow Covid-19 risk assessments and guidance to ensure safe and secure working, with social distancing measures in place and wearing appropriate PPE at all times.
X-ray and other minor injuries units
X-ray facilities at Doddington MIU will restart on Monday 28 June.
X-ray facilities will be available as follows:
- Monday – Friday: 09:00- 16:40
- Saturday/Sunday: 13:00-16:30
There are also two other Minor Injury Units locally including:
- Ely Minor Injury Unit – located at Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely
- Wisbech Minor Injury Unit – located at North Cambs Hospital, Wisbech
Further information on these services can be found online at www.cpft.nhs.uk/service-detail/service/minor-injury-unit-87