However if your symptoms are very serious such as severe injury, suspected heart attack or stroke, breathing difficulties or severe bleeding then call 999.
Accident and Emergency
You will find A&E at the Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy. It is open 24 hours, 7 days a week
Similarlly the way in which we now provide our minor injuries services has had to change. Now, before visiting the minor injuries service, we're asking you to either
Call your GP or Call NHS 24 on 111
Minor injuries service
If the NHS 24 healthcare professional you speak thinks that you require further clinical assessment you will be directed to the appropriate care locally. You will be given an appointment for one of our minor injuries units if your condition falls into one of these categories
- Arm, wrist and hand injuries
- Knee, ankle and foot injuries
- Back, shoulder and rib injuries
- Head and neck injuries in people who are fully conscious
- Cuts and wounds which may need dressing and stitches
- Minor burns and scalds
Minor Injury Services are available at Victoria Hospital, Queen Margaret Hospital, Adamson Hospital and St Andrews Community Hospital.
Victoria Hospital and Queen Margaret Hospital
Open 24 hours-a-day, 7 days a week.
Adamson and St Andrews Community Hospitals
Open Monday to Friday 8am-6pm
(X-Ray available between 0900-1200) and St Andrews Community Hospital (X-Ray available between 0900-1600) operate walk-in services
Outwith these times and on public holidays call NHS 24 on 111 to be directed to the right service for your need.