Minor Injuries Units and First Aid Units

If you need advice or treatment for minor injuries or illnesses quickly, then a Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) or First Aid Unit (FAU) could help you. You can get treatment at a MIU for things such as

  • Deep cuts
  • Eye injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Severe sprains
  • Minor head injuries
  • Minor burns or scalds
  • Minor sports injuries

You will probably be seen quicker at a MIU than at A&E where they give priority to serious and life-threatening conditions. You can drop in and be seen by highly qualified nurse practitioners, experienced in treating minor injuries.

Please note that First Aid Units do not have X-Ray support so it is best to call prior to attending if you are concerned that an X-Ray may be required.

How to find your nearest Minor Injury Unit or First Aid Unit

For information about MIUS and FAUs in Oxfordshire including opening hours, contact details and location information please visit the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust website. 

  • Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) - There are MIUs in Abingdon, Henley and Witney.
  • First Aid Units (FAUs) - There are FAUs in Bicester, Chipping Norton and Wallingford.


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