Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan Minor Injury Unit

Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan

Lime Avenue

Ebbw Vale

NP23 6GL

Tel: 01495 363636

Disabled Access: Yes

Website: http://abuhb.nhs.wales/hospitals/our-hospitals/ysbyty-aneurin-bevan/

Summary

Remember to Think 111 First.  If you require the Minor Injury Unit or need advice on where to go, contact 111 before attending the Minor Injury Unit.  

Injury must be less than 4 weeks old to be seen at the Minor Injury Unit. 


Out Of Hours Access Arrangements: Refer patients who need Minor Injury Treatment to either the Royal Gwent or Nevill Hall Hospital or Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr within opening hours.

Last Updated: 03 May 2022 10:44 by NHS Direct Wales

Normal Opening Hours

MIU Opening Times

OpenClose
Monday7.00am7.00pm
Tuesday7.00am7.00pm
Wednesday7.00am7.00pm
Thursday7.00am7.00pm
Friday7.00am7.00pm

What will be seen at the MIU

Type of InjuryYes/NoMore Information
Abdominal InjuryNo
Airway ProblemNo
AssaultYesNeeds to fall into the scope of practice
Back InjuryYesNo high impact or loss of consciousness or ability to walk
Bites & StingsYesNo allergic reaction
Burns & ScaldsYesLess than 3% of body area & no smoke inhalation
Chest InjuriesYesNo high impact or symptoms such as coughing blood or short of breath – no anticoagulants
Chest PainNo
Ear InjuryYes
Eye InjuryYes
Facial InjuryYes
FallsYes Fall from over 1m or 5 steps will not be seen
Removal of Foreign BodiesYesNot vaginal or anything ingested
Head InjuriesYesMinor only with NO loss of consciousness/seizures/vomiting & no patients on anticoagulation medication
Hip/Groin InjuryYesCannot see suspected fractures / Neck of Femur
Limb InjuryYes
Mental HealthNo
Mouth/Dental InjuriesYes No dental pain / toothache
Neck InjuriesYes Minor only with NO loss of consciousness/seizures/vomiting & no injury from object falling on top of head
Overdose/PoisoningNo
Pelvic InjuriesNo
Sprains/Fractures of LimbsYes
WoundsYes

Services Offered

Service does not: 24 Hour Availability
Service does: Age Restrictions
Anyone over 1 year old
Service does not: Bank Holiday
Service does not: Emergency Contraception (Free)
Service does: Interpreter/Translation Available
Service does not: Manipulation Of Fractures Dislocation
Except fingers and toes
Service does: Minor Injury Unit
Service does: Nursing Staff Able To Prescribe
Under PGDs; simple analgesia such as paracetamol, ibuprofen, or cocodamol, antibiotics for bites or wound infections, and tetanus/hep B for acute wounds.
Service does: Plastering
Service does: Suturing
Service does: Tetanus Vaccination
Service does: X-Rays
Facilities available between 9.00am & 6.30pm.

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