Minor Injuries Units and A&E

Minor injuries units and urgent treatment centres opening times during COVID-19 outbreak

During the COVID-19 outbreak all Dorset’s Minor Injuries Units, and the Urgent Treatment Centre in Weymouth, are providing telephone consultations and offer face-to-face appointments only where strictly necessary. Please do not just turn up – you cannot be seen without an appointment.


MIU/UTC

Mon-Fri

Sat, Sun and bank holidays

Contact numbers

Weymouth

UTC

8am-8pm

8am-8pm

01305 762541


Bridport

MIU

9am-8pm

9am-6pm

01308 426245


Swanage

MIU

8am-8pm

8am-8pm

01929 475 009


Westminster (Shaftesbury)

MIU

8am-8pm

8am-8pm

01747 851535


Victoria (Wimborne)

MIU

8.30am-8pm

8am-8pm

01202 856436




Sherborne, Blandford and Portland MIUs are temporarily closed, with staff relocated to Shaftesbury and Wimborne MIUs to improve services and extend opening times

If you have an ailment or injury which requires urgent care, please call NHS 111 or 01305 762541 and you will be given advice or – if necessary – booked in for a face-to-face appointment at the appropriate site.

Phone NHS 111 if you’re not sure what support you need, or call 999 for anything life threatening as normal.

Information on visiting sites and inpatient wards


Please note that Dorset HealthCare doesn't run A&Es in Dorset; we only run MIUs and Urgent Treatment Centres.

Please, consider MIUs and Urgent Treatment Centres to ease the pressure on A&Es services in Dorset.

If your injury is not life threatening or serious, minor injuries units and urgent care centres can treat:

  • sprains and strains
  • broken bones
  • wound infections
  • minor burns and scalds
  • minor head injuries
  • insect and animal bites
  • minor eye injuries
  • injuries to the back, shoulder and chest

MIUs will see their last patient 30 minutes before closing. The Urgent Treatment Centre in Weymouth will see patients up till closing time.

Locations

A&E - 24hr Service Bournemouth

01202 303626
N/A
Castle Lane East,
Bournemouth,
Dorset,
BH7 7DW

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Please, consider MIUs and Urgent Care centres to easy the pressure on A&Es services in Dorset.

If your injury is not life threatening or serious, minor injuries units and urgent care centres can treat:

  • sprains and strains
  • broken bones
  • wound infections
  • minor burns and scalds
  • minor head injuries
  • insect and animal bites
  • minor eye injuries
  • injuries to the back, shoulder and chest

A&E - 24hr Service Dorchester

01305 251150
N/A
Williams Avenue,
Dorchester,
Dorset,
DT1 2JY

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Please, consider MIUs and Urgent Care centres to easy the pressure on A&Es services in Dorset.

If your injury is not life threatening or serious, minor injuries units and urgent care centres can treat:

  • sprains and strains
  • broken bones
  • wound infections
  • minor burns and scalds
  • minor head injuries
  • insect and animal bites
  • minor eye injuries
  • injuries to the back, shoulder and chest

A&E - 24hr Service Poole

01202 442202
N/A
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,
Longfleet Road,
Poole,
Dorset,
BH15 2JB,
United Kingdom

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Please, consider MIUs and Urgent Care centres to easy the pressure on A&Es services in Dorset.
If your injury is not life threatening or serious, minor injuries units and urgent care centres can treat:

  • sprains and strains
  • broken bones
  • wound infections
  • minor burns and scalds
  • minor head injuries
  • insect and animal bites
  • minor eye injuries
  • injuries to the back, shoulder and chest

Minor Injuries Unit - Blandford Community Hospital (Blandford)

01258 394032
N/A
Milldown Road,
Blandford,
DT11 7DD

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During the COVID-19 outbreak, Blandford MIU is temporarily closed, with staff relocated to Shaftesbury and Wimborne MIUs to improve services and extend opening times.


WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Please note that all MIUs will see their last patient 30 minutes before closing.

Opening Times:
Monday to Friday: 09.00 - 18.00
Saturday – Sunday: 10.00 – 16.00
Bank Holidays: 10.00 – 16.00

X-ray facilities:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 09.00 – 17.00 (occasionally on Friday)
no bank holidays or weekends

Minor Injuries Unit - Bridport Community Hospital (Bridport)

01308 426245
N/A
Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
Bridport,
DT6 5DR

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Opening times during COVID-19 outbreak

MIU:

Monday to Friday: 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 9am-6pm

X-ray facilities:
Monday to Friday: 9am-4.30pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: CLOSED

During the COVID-19 pandemic, please call the hospital on 01308 426245 to make an appointment. Do not just turn up.


WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Please note that all MIUs will see their last patient 30 minutes before closing.

Opening Times:
Monday to Friday: 09.00 - 18.00
Saturday – Sunday: 09.00 - 18.00
Bank Holidays: 09.00 - 18.00

X-ray facilities:
Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.00
No bank holidays or weekends

Minor Injuries Unit - Portland Community Hospital (Portland)

01305 820341
N/A
Castle Road,
Castle Town,
DT5 1AX

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During the COVID-19 outbreak, Portland MIU is temporarily closed, with staff relocated to Shaftesbury and Wimborne MIUs to improve services and extend opening times


WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Please note that all MIUs will see their last patient 30 minutes before closing.

Opening Times:
Monday to Friday: 09.00 - 17.00
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Bank Holidays: 09.00 - 17.00
Christmas Day & Boxing Day: Closed

X-ray facilities:
Monday and Wednesday 14.00 – 17.00
Friday 09.00 – 12.00
No bank holidays or weekends

Minor Injuries Unit - Swanage Hospital (Swanage)

01929 475 009
N/A
Queens Road,
Swanage,
BH19 2ES

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Opening times during COVID-19 outbreak

MIU:

Monday to Friday: 8am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 8am-8pm

X-ray facilities:
Monday to Friday: 9am-1pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: CLOSED



WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Please note that all MIUs will see their last patient 30 minutes before closing.

Opening Times:
Monday to Friday: 08.00 - 20.00
Saturday – Sunday: 08.00 - 20.00
Bank Holidays: 08.00 - 20.00
Christmas Day 08.00 - 15.30

X-ray facilities:
Monday to Friday 09.00 – 13.00
no bank holidays or weekends

Minor Injuries Unit - Victoria Hospital (Wimborne)

01202 856436
N/A
Wimborne Hospital,
Victoria Road,
Wimborne,
BH21 1ER

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Opening times during COVID-19 outbreak

Monday to Friday: 8.30am-8pm

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 8am-8pm

Please note that all MIUs will see their last patient 30 minutes before closing.


WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes


Minor Injuries Unit - Westminster Memorial Hospital (Shaftesbury)

01747 851535
N/A
Westminster Memorial Hospital,
Abbey Walk,
Shaftesbury,
SP7 8BD

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Opening times during COVID-19 outbreak

MIU:

Monday to Friday: 8am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 8am-8pm

X-ray facilities:
Monday to Friday: 9am-12.30pm and 1.30-4.30pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: CLOSED



WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Please note that all MIUs will see their last patient 30 minutes before closing.

Opening Times:
Monday to Friday: 09.00 - 18.00
Saturday – Sunday: 10.00 - 16.00
Bank Holidays: 10.00 - 16.00

X-ray facilities:
Monday to Friday 09.15 – 12.30 and 13.30 – 16.30 (Except Wednesday - Closed)

No bank holidays or weekends

Minor Injuries Unit - Yeatman Hospital (Sherborne)

01935 813991
N/A
Yeatman Hospital,
Hospital Lane,
Sherborne,
DT9 3JU

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During the COVID-19 outbreak, Yeatman Hospital MIU is temporarily closed, with staff relocated to Shaftesbury and Wimborne MIUs to improve services and extend opening times


WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Please note that all MIUs will see their last patient 30 minutes before closing.

Open Times:
Monday to Friday: 09.00 -18.00
Saturday – Sunday: 10.00- 16.00
Bank Holidays: 10.00 – 16.00

X-ray facilities:
Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.00
no bank holidays or weekends

Urgent Treatment Centre - Weymouth Community Hospital

01305 760022
N/A
3 Melcombe Avenue,
Weymouth,
DT4 7TB

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Opening times during COVID-19 outbreak

UTC:

Monday to Sunday: 8am-8pm
(Including Bank Holidays)

X-ray facilities:
Walk-in only
Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 10am-2pm


WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Opening Times:

Monday to Sunday: 08.00 - 20:00
(Including Bank Holidays)

X-ray facilities:
Walk-in only
Monday to Friday: 09.00 - 12:00 and 14.00-16:30
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 10:00 - 12:00

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