Minor Injuries Service
Minor Injuries Services can provide treatment for a wide range of minor or less serious injuries including:
- Arm, wrist and hand injuries
- Knee, ankle and foot injuries
- Back, shoulder and rib injuries
- Head and neck injuries in people who aee fully conscious
- Cuts and wounds which may need dressing and stitches
- Minor burns and scalds
Minor Injuries can't treat:
- Chest pain
- Breathing problems
- Severe allergic reaction
- Drug overdose
- Mental health problems
- Alcohol and drug-related problems
- Pregnancy problems
- Gynaecological problems
- Illnesses which a GP would normally treat
Did you know?
Thousands of patients who attend Accident and Emergency every year can be treated at their local Minor Injuries Service.
You will often be seen quicker at the Minor Injuries Service than by attending Accident and Emergency, especially over busy periods such as evenings and weekends.
Where can I find my local Minor Injuries Service?
Minor Injuries Services are available at:
- Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy - located with Accident and Emergency, a walk-in service operates 24/7
- Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline - walk-in service operates 24/7
- Adamson Hospital, Cupar - a walk-in service operates Monday to Friday 8am-6pm. Outwith these times and on public holidays call 111
- St Andrews Community Hospital - a walk-in service operates Monday to Friday 8am-6pm. Outwith these times and on public holidays call 111
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