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) Open 24 hours-a-day, 7 days a week
- Queen Margaret Hospital (Dunfermline) Open daily 08.00 - 00.00 (midnight) Note that doors are locked from 20.00 and after this time the service is by appointment only. You can call NHS24 on 111 to make an appointment to attend between the hours of 20.00-00.00 (midnight)
- Adamson Hospital (Cupar) Open Monday to Friday 08.00-18.00
- St Andrews Community Hospital Open Monday to Friday 08.00-17.30
Adamson and St Andrews Community Hospitals X-Ray departments
Adamson X-Ray Open daily 09.00-12.00 - operates walk-in services
St Andrews Community Hospital Open daily 09.00-16.00 - operates 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.