Minor Injury Units
Who can be treated at an MIU?
Adults and children over one year old with a wide range of injuries can be treated at our Minor Injury Units (all children under one year old will need to go to The Grange University Hospital)
These Units are run by an experienced team of highly skilled specially-trained Emergency Nurse Practitioners, Triage Nurses and Health Care Support Workers.
What treatments CAN be provided at an MIU?
The following treatments can be provided at an MIU:
What CAN’T they treat at an MIU?
Minor Injury Units cannot treat:
Where is the nearest MIU?
You can find Minor Injury Units in our Health Board area at the following Hospitals:
- Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport (Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
- Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny (Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
- Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Ystrad Mynach (Open 7am-10pm*, 7 days a week)
- Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan, Ebbw Vale (Open 9am-7pm, Monday-Friday)
*Opening times may change subject to staffing pressures
The Emergency Department
Emergency Hospital Services The Grange University Hospital provides Critical and Specialist Care to every resident living in the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board area. The hospital provides a centre of excellence to treat our seriously ill patients, or those with significant injuries, and is the designated trauma unit for our area.
The Grange University Hospital is located on Caerleon Road in Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran NP44 8YN
You should only call 999 or direct to the Emergency Department in a real emergency.
Please call 999 or advise to go straight to The Grange University Hospital for a life-threatening illness or serious injury, including:
- Severe breathing difficulties
- Severe pain or bleeding
- Chest pain or a suspected stroke
- Serious trauma injuries (eg. from a car crash)
Choosing the right service in an emergency
If a person presents at the Royal Gwent, Nevill Hall or any of our other hospitals and they have a life-threatening illness or serious injury, they will need to be transferred to The Grange University Hospital.
Attending the wrong hospital with a life-threatening condition may put the person in more danger.
If a person attends The Grange University Hospital with a minor injury or illness, they will be redirected to another hospital or service that is more appropriate for their needs.
Children who require emergency treatment should go to The Grange University Hospital, where specialist children’s doctors and nurses will care for them.
Our local Minor Injury Units can treat children over 1 year old and are located at The Royal Gwent Hospital, Nevill Hall Hospital, Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr and Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan.