Royal Gwent Hospital

Cardiff Road


NP20 2UB

Tel: 01633 234234

Disabled Access: Yes



If the Emergency Nurse Practitioner is unable to manage your injury, you will be transferred/redirected to the Grange University Hospital A&E Department.  

No on site plastic surgery, burns, cardiothoracic, PICU or neurosurgery.

Visiting Times: Visiting times differ between wards. Visit the website or contact the hospital for details.

Last Updated: 04 January 2022 12:12 by NHS Direct Wales

Normal Opening Hours


What will be seen at the MIU

Limb InjuriesYesAll fractures managed EXCEPT potential hip/pelvic; open fractures & fracture dislocations
Removal of Foreign BodiesYesEars/Nose/Soft Tissue
Removal of Foreign BodiesNoNo Ingested Objects
WoundsYesAnimal or Human bites; suturing; abrasions/grazes; lacerations/cuts
WoundsNoWill not see self-harm wounds; stabs (Chest/Abdomen) or major bleeding
Minor Burns & ScaldsYesWithout Smoke Inhalation
Insect BitesYes
Minor Head/FaceYes
Minor Head/FaceNoSee Services Offered
Minor NeckYes
Minor NeckNoSee Services Offered
Minor Chest/BackYes
Minor Chest/BackNo See Services Offered
Allergic ReactionsNo
Vulnerable AdultsNoWhere abuse may be suspected
Chest PainNo
Abdominal PainNo
Shortness of BreathNo
Mental HealthNo
Intoxicated related injuriesNo

Services Offered

Service does: 24 Hour Availability
Service does not: A&E
As of 17th November 2020, this will become a Minor Injury Unit.  All needing A&E will need to attend the Grange University Hospital.
Service does: Access To Fracture Clinic
All fractures managed EXCEPT potential hip/pelvic, open fractures & fracture dislocations
Service does: Age Restrictions
Those under 1 years old will need to be referred to the Grange University Hospital.
Service does: Assessment Of Eye Injury
Monday to Thursday between 9.00am & 5.00pm, Fridays between 9.00am & 4.30pm.
Service does: Bank Holiday
Service does not: ENT
Service does: Interpreter/Translation Available
Language Line.
Service does: Manipulation Of Fractures Dislocation
Service does: Maternity/Midwifery Services
Midwife led care
Service does: Minor Burns
Service does: Minor Chest Injuries
Minor Chest/Back - No high energy mechanism (RTC > 35mph, fall from > 1 meter or > 5 steps); involving a vehicle; loss of consciousness; seizure; numbness; reduced consciousness; abdominal pain; fever; uncontrolled pain; pain in legs; struggling to walk; loss of bladder/bowel control; coughing up blood; short of breath; patient on anticoagulants
Service does: Minor Eye Injuries
Service does: Minor Head Injuries
No patients on anticoagulation medication to be seen, No,Injury must not have loss of consciousness; seizure; nausea/vomiting; amnesia; blurred vision; dizziness, persistent headache; be from a high energy mechanism (RTC > 35mph, fall from > 1 meter or > 5 steps)]
Service does: Minor Injury Unit
Service does: Nurse In The Department While Open
Service does: Nursing Staff Able To Prescribe
Under PGD Guidelines.
Service does: Plastering
Service does: Stroke Clinic
Offering Acute Stroke Services within 3hrs, 18 - 80 years age limit. Monday to Friday between 9.00am & 5.00pm Resuscitation Bay, A&E Department.
Service does: Suturing
Service does not: Telemedicine Links
Service does: Tetanus Vaccination
For injured patients.
Service does: Treatment Provided By Nurse Practitioners
Service does: Wound Care
Animal/Human/Insect bites, wounds requiring suturing, abrasions (grazes), or lacerations/cuts - Treatment of trauma/injury only, not ongoing problems
Service does: X-Rays

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