Much Hadham Health Centre

The Health Centre, Ash Meadow, Much Hadham, Herts, SG10 6DE

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Down at the Doctors July 2022

Minor Injuries

The Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at the Herts and Essex Hospital offers an alternative to A&E attendance for patients with minor injuries.

Herts & Essex Hospital

Haymeads Lane

Bishop’s Stortford CM23 5JH

Telephone: 01279 827450

Opening times: Monday-Friday 09:00-16:30

The MIU is an ‘open access’ service that can be used by both adults and children over two years old who have sustained a minor injury. There are no appointments, so patients are seen in order of time of arrival unless their condition is more serious, for example a wound with uncontrolled bleeding or a dislocated joint or an obviously badly broken bone. Our aim is to see you as soon as possible but you will appreciate that sometimes several patients arrive at the same time, so some waiting time is inevitable.

The MIU can treat the following conditions and issues:

  • Minor impact injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Dressings and stitches
  • Fractures
  • Lacerations
  • Penetrating foreign bodies
  • Burns
  • Whiplash
  • Abscesses
  • Bites and stings

Minor Injury leaflet