Minor Injury Unit

The Buxton Hospital Minor Injuries Unit, Ilkeston Hospital Minor Injuries Unit, Ripley Hospital Minor Injuries Unit and Whitworth Hospital Minor Injuries Unit are open from 8am until 8pm.  

Here are just some of the conditions that can be treated at your local MIU:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Broken bones
  • Wound infections
  • Minor head injuries
  • Animal bites
  • Minor eye injuries
  • Other minor injuries

Your assessment will be carried out by a team of highly experienced staff, led by Emergency Nurse Practitioners giving you quick access to health information, advice and treatment.

Minor Injury Unit 586 x 278

You can get advice on treating minor illnesses and conditions at our self-care page. You will find all sorts of helpful advice and information on treating many conditions at home without the need to visit a GP or other healthcare providers.