Minor Injuries Unit

Berwick Infirmary
Ward Name / Number
Minor injuries unit
Direct dial telephone number
01289 356 607
Location of ward

Minor injuries unit entrance (Wellclose square entrance).

Type of ward
Minor Injuries Unit
Ward visiting times
The unit is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week
What patients may need to know about the daily routine on the ward

The unit is run by nurse practitioners who have had specialised training in the assessment and treatment of minor injury and illnesses.

Are children welcome?
Is there flexibility in visiting?
Are the numbers restricted?
As this is a minor injuries unit there are no visiting restrictions
Protected meal times
As this is a minor injuries unit there are no meal times
Time of consultant rounds
As this is a minor injuries unit there are no consultant rounds
Mobile shop visiting times
There is no mobile shop in this hospital.
Ward Manager’s name
Karen Hutchins
When is the best time for relatives to contact the ward to check on patient?
Any time.
Additional Ward Notes

Regrettably, the minor injuries unit will be closed during the following dates and times:

Wednesday 27th February 20:30 - 07:45 Thursday 28th February

If you need any medical assistance during this time, please call NHS 111 or 999 if it is an emergency.