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:
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 from 12pm - 6pm at the Minor Injuries Unit until 31 March 2018 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.
X-ray at Orsett is open 9am to 5pm with the last referral at 4.30pm Monday to Friday from MIU. X-X-rays are available for other clinics too.
The staff at MIU will only order X-ray for children over 7 years old for shoulder and below (arm, wrist, hand) and legs from the knee and below.