Holywell Community Hospital

Halkyn Road

Holywell

CH8 7TZ

Tel: 03000 856739

Disabled Access: Yes

Website: http://bcuhb.nhs.wales/hospitals-and-health-centres/holywell-community-hospital/

Summary

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 856739. 

No X-Ray facilities on bank holidays.

Due to COVID-19 Out Patients clinics may not available.  

The hospital has 44 inpatient beds. The inpatient specialties are Rehabilitation, Care of the Elderly, Palliative Care and Terminal Care. There are Consultant led beds and GP Medical beds. Consultant outpatient and community clinics are held and dental and x-ray services provided. Other services provided include: Outpatient clinics covering most specialties.


Out Of Hours Access Arrangements: Can 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: 06 January 2022 10:55 by NHS Direct Wales

Normal Opening Hours

MIU Opening Times

MIUOpenClose
Monday8.00am8.00pm
Tuesday8.00am8.00pm
Wednesday8.00am8.00pm
Thursday8.00am8.00pm
Friday8.00am8.00pm
Saturday8.00am8.00pm
Sunday8.00am8.00pm

What will be seen at the MIU

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

Services Offered

Service does: Access To Fracture Clinic
Refer to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd .
Service does: Assessment Of Eye Injury
Service does not: Bank Holiday
Service does: Chiropody Service
Service does: District Nursing
Service does not: Doctor On Site While Open
Service does not: Emergency Contraception (Free)
Service does: Health Visiting Service
Based at Holywell
Service does: Interpreter/Translation Available
Language Line.
Service does not: Manipulation Of Fractures Dislocation
Service does: Minor Injury Unit
Exclusions - Will not see head injury patients if on anticoagulants, patients who have lost consciousness. Will not see children under 1 year of age with any head injury.
Service does: Nurse In The Department While Open
Service does: Nursing Staff Able To Prescribe
Under PGD Guidelines.
Service does: Occupational Therapists
Service does: Out Patient Clinic
Service does: Phlebotomy
This service is appointment only. Appointments can be booked by calling on telephone number 03000 850047. The central appointment booking line is open Monday to Friday, between 9:00am to 5pm.
Service does: Physiotherapy
In patient and out patient.
Service does: Plastering
Service does: School Health Nursing Service
Service does: Social Workers
Service does: Speech and Language Therapy
Service does not: Suturing
Service does: Tetanus Vaccination
For injured persons.
Service does: X-Rays
During the COVID - 19 restrictions, please call the hospital to check if X-Ray Department is open. Available between 9.00am & 4.30pm Monday to Friday. Unable to x-ray children under 5 years of age.

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