Minor Injuries Unit
A Minor Injuries Unit can treat injuries that are not critical or life-threatening. You may wish to consider attending a Minor Injuries Unit if it is suitable for the type of injury that you have.
What can be treated at a Minor Injuries Unit
Types of injuries treated can include:
- Injuries to upper and lower limbs
- Broken bones, sprains, bruises and wounds
- Bites – human, animal and insect
- Burns and scalds
- Abscesses and wound infections
- Minor head injuries
- Broken noses and nosebleeds
- Foreign bodies in the eyes and nose
The Trust operates two Minor Injury Units. One Enhanced Minor Injury service will operate in the Ulster Hospital FORMER Emergency Department from Wednesday 6 September at 8am. A second service operates from the Downe Hospital. Minor Injuries can also attend the Urgent Care Centre at the Downe Hospital from Monday – Friday, 8am-6pm.
|Hospital||Opening Hours||Contact Numer|
|Bangor Community Hospital|
|Ards Community Hospital|
Former Emergency Department
|OPENING ON 6 SEPTEMBER|
7 days a week
2 Struell Wells Road
|Saturday - Sunday, 9am – 5pm, |
by an appointment only basis.
The telephone number for Downe
Hospital Minor Injuries
Service is (028) 4483 8091.
Those contacting the service will be
given an appointment as appropriate.
OPEN on Christmas Day.
|PHONE FIRST SERVICE
(028) 4483 8091