Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Minor Injuries Unit and Accident and Emergency

Minor Injuries Unit and Accident and Emergency logo

The Emergency Department offers 24 hour, 7 days a week care to all. Patients can bring themselves to the unit or be brought in by the emergency services. Once in the unit staff will endeavour that patients be treated within a four hour time frame. 

Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) are nurse-led units for anyone with a minor injury & some minor ailments.  You do not need to make an appointment, and patients are seen in order of clinical priority. Children and the elderly are often prioritised as urgent because of their specific needs.

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Venue/Contact Details
Various Venues across Dorset. See Website for Details.
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Disabled Car Parking
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Accident and Emergency Departments - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Minor Injury Units - See website for details. Please note that the MIU will see their last patient 30 minutes before closing.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
This is a free service.
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Please see our website for all further information including locations and contact details of Accident and Emergency Departments and Minor Injury Units.