Denbigh Community Hospital

Ruthin Road

Denbigh

LL16 3ES

Tel: 03000 855776

Disabled Access: Yes

Website: http://bcuhb.nhs.wales/patients-and-visitors/hospitals-and-health-centres/denbigh-community/

Summary

From Monday 15 November, Denbigh MIU will only be open between 8.30am & 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

A walk in service is available however this can often be busy.  Patients are advised to phone first so they can be triaged to the most appropriate service. Patients need to contact 03000 855776.

Current COVID - 19 Out Patient services are on hold.  Telephone Consultation to local GPs. 


Out Of Hours Access Arrangements: Refer patients to the nearest open MIU when this MIU is closed, or patients can be seen in their nearest Emergency Department if urgent.


Visiting Times: Rules around hospital visiting during the COVID-19 restrictions have been updated. Please contact the hospital directly for further details.

Last Updated: 15 November 2021 08:20 by NHS Direct Wales

Normal Opening Hours

Minor Injuries Unit Facilities

TypeYesNo
ChildrenAged 5 and overNo child below 5 years old
BitesAnimal/HumanNo exotic animals e.g. Snake
AssualtWith minor injury onlyNO severe/loss of consciousness
BurnsMinor less than 3% of body & on the bodyNo burns to the face or deep or covering more than 3% of body & no smoke inhalation
HeadMinor or scalp lacerationNo loss of consciousness or patients on anticoagulation medication
Heat Stroke/HypothermiaMild OnlyNo severe cases
EyeCorneal Abrasion/Contact Lens Problem/Small Foreign Body or ARCNo penetrating injuries
Foreign BodiesMust be small minor and visibleNo not visible objects and cannot be in torso/neck/groin/joints/etc
Abdominal PainNono attendance
Medical IssuesNoNo problems relating to medical conditions e.g. diabetes
IntoxicatedNo

MIU Opening Times

OpenClose
Monday8.30am4.30pm
Tuesday8.30am4.30pm
Wednesday8.30am4.30pm
Thursday8.30am4.30pm
Friday8.30am4.30pm

Services Offered

Service does not: A&E
Service does: Access To Fracture Clinic
Telephone access to fracture clinic and advice given from orthopedic consultant & registrar
Service does: Assessment Of Eye Injury
Service does not: Bank Holiday
Service does not: Doctor On Site While Open
Telephone Consultation to local GPs
Service does: Emergency Contraception (Free)
Will refer to local Family Planning Clinic.
Service does: Emergency Contraceptive Pill (Free)
Service does not: Manipulation Of Fractures Dislocation
Service does: Minor Burns
Service does: Minor Head Injuries
Service does: Minor Injury Unit
Will not see any head injury if 2 patient is on anticoagulant medication, or loss of consciousness patients need to be seen at A&E.
Service does: Nurse In The Department While Open
Service does: Nursing Staff Able To Prescribe
Service does: Plastering
Service does: Sprains and Fractures of Limbs
Sprains only
Service does: Suturing
Service does not: Telemedicine Links
Service does: Treatment Provided By Nurse Practitioners
Service does: Wound Care
Cuts and Grazes
Service does: X-Rays
COVID - 19 situation - NO walk in, appointment only. Contact 03000 855 774. Available between 8.30am-12.45pm and 2.00pm -16.30pm, Monday to Friday

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