Orsett Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) treat minor injuries that do not need a visit to A&E.There is currently a GP available 7 days a week at the MIU; see below for more details.
Some of the minor injuries that can be treated include:
X-ray at Orsett is open Monday to Friday until 4pm from MIU. X-rays are available for other clinics too.
The staff at MIU will only order X-ray for children over 7 years old for shoulderto the fingers and legs from the knee to toes only.
The unit is managed by nurses and are available to everyone. Patients do not need an appointment. see below on how to contact the unit:
0300 300 1527
Open 10am to 7.30pm, seven days a week - except for the last Thursday of every month when it closes at 6.30pm. (Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day)
GP in MIU
There is a GP available at the Minor Injuries Unit for urgent health problems. Two appointments an hour can be booked through your GP, or patient walk in and wait. Appointments are for urgent care and not for routine care. Call before hand to check appointment availability.
This service was extended for six months in May 2018 until the end of October 2018.The new service times are as follows:
Mon to Fri: 11am to 6pm
Sat and Sun: 12pm to 3pm