Ysbyty Cwm Cynon Minor Injury Unit

New Road

Mountain Ash

CF45 4BZ

Tel: 01443 444075

Disabled Access: Yes

Website: http://ctmuhb.nhs.wales/hospitals/ycc/

Summary

The Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon is now open three mornings a week.

It is an appointment only service.  There are no walk-ins available.  To make an appointment, or to be directed to the appropriate care, please contact 01443 444075.

On arrival, please head to the main hospital reception at YCC.  The team will direct you to the MIU (which is temporarily located in the Primary Care Resource Centre).


Out Of Hours Access Arrangements: Can refer patients to the nearest open MIU when this MIU is closed, or patients can be seen in their nearest Emergency Department if urgent.

Last Updated: 24 June 2022 15:28 by NHS 111 Wales

Normal Opening Hours

MIU Opening Times

OpenClose
MondayClosedClosed
Tuesday9.00am11.00am
WednesdayClosedClosed
Thursday9.00am11.00am
FridayClosedClosed
Bank HolidayClosedClosed

What will be seen at the MIU

TypeYes/NoExclusions
Abdominal InjuryNo
Airway ProblemNo
AssaultYesNo serious injuries
Back InjuryYesNo mid line tenderness
Bites & StingsYes
Burns & ScaldsYes Minor burns and scalds up to 5% of body surface. Please seek advice before attending to ensure burn is not too large. Any burn where the skin has not blistered or broken
Chest InjuriesYes
Chest PainNo
Ear InjuryYes
Eye InjuryYes Minor Eye Injuries including foreign bodies - no eye infections
Facial InjuryYes
FallsYesAny injury with a significant mechanism
Removal of Foreign BodiesYesEar/Nose/Throat and Wounds only
Head InjuriesYes Any loss of consciousness / any focal neurological deficit since injury / abnormal drowsiness / amnesia / persistent headache post injury / vomiting
Hip/Groin InjuryNo
Limb InjuryYes
Mental HealthYes Minor injury
Mouth/Dental InjuriesYesNot dental problems
Neck InjuriesYesNo mid line tenderness
Overdose/PoisoningNo
Pelvic InjuryNo
Sprains/Fractures of LimbsYesSprains / strains / broken bones will be seen including numbness and pins and needles
Transport InjuryNo
WoundsYesMinor wounds or cuts and grazes including wound infection (excluding post operation infections).

Services Offered

Service does: Age Restrictions
The MIU can only triage over the ago of 16 currently.
Service does not: Bank Holiday
Service does not: Emergency Contraception (Free)
Service does not: Interpreter/Translation Available
Only if pre-planned.
Service does: Manipulation Of Fractures Dislocation
Service does: Minor Injury Unit
Service does: Nursing Staff Able To Prescribe
Service does: Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS)
Contact: 01685 724468 or email: CTUHB_PALS@wales.nhs.uk
Service does: Plastering
Service does: Suturing
Service does: Tetanus Vaccination
Service does: X-Rays

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