Last Updated: 30 August 2022
What CAN be treated
- 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
What CAN’T be treated
- Illnesses which a GP would normally treat
- Gynaecological problems
- Pregnancy problems
- Alcohol and drug related problems
- Mental health problems
- Drug overdose
- Severe allergic reaction
- Breathing problems
- Chest pain
Minor Injury Services
Minor Injury Services are available at:
- Victoria Hospital (Kirkcaldy)
- Queen Margaret Hospital (Dunfermline)
- Adamson Hospital (Cupar)
- 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 Hospitals (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.
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.