Haltwhistle Memorial Hospital
Minor Injuries Unit
Haltwhistle War Memorial Hospital, Westgate, Haltwhistle, NE49 9AJ
Telephone: 0344 811 8111 .
Minor Injuries hours open Monday - Sunday 08:00 -17:00.
For more information visit : Haltwhistle War Memorial Hospital
Many people go to A&E when they could be treated just as well, and probably quicker, at a minor injuries unit. In A&E staff must give priority to serious and life threatening conditions, so if you go there with a minor injury you may have to wait longer to be seen. In these kinds of cases, it is much better to go along to your local minor injuries unit.
Haltwhistle War Memorial Hospital Minor injuries units are able to treat patients for a wide range of less serious injuries such as:
Minor burns and scalds
Head injury / fall
Foreign body in eye
Lacerations / cuts / abbrasions
Infected Finger / toes (paronychia)
Minor sprains e.g ankle
Haltwhistle War Memorial Hospital is operated by Northumbria Healthcare, it is a 15 bed community hospital incorporating minor injuries and community physiotherapy. It re-opened in 2014 having been rebuilt to provide patients with the following care:-
- Management of long term conditions