Orsett Minor Injuries Unit

Orsett Minor Injuries Unit treat minor injuries that do not need a visit to A&E.

Some of the minor injuries that can be treated include:

  • Uncomplicated fractures
  • Insect and animal bites
  • Minor cuts and bruises
  • Minor burns and scalds
  • Firework injuries
  • Minor head injuries
  • Closure of lacerations by suturing, stapling and gluing
  • Foregin bodies i.e. in ears, nose or throat or piercing skin
  • Eye injuries and infections 
  • Sprains and strains
  • Emergency contraception and advice

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:

Orsett MIU

Orsett Hospital
Rowley Road
Orsett, Grays
RM16 3EU

0300 300 1527

Opening times

Open 10am to 7.30pm, seven days a week - ecxept Thursdays when it closes at 6.30pm. (Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day)

Thurrock Health Hubs

The Health Hubs offers GP and nurse appointments on Saturdays and Sundays. Visit the Hub section for more information.


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