Patients urged to use minor injury units

ANYONE who has suffered a minor injury, such as a cut, bite, burn, sprain or strain, can be treated at a nearby minor injury unit rather than rushing off to A&E.

ANYONE who has suffered a minor injury, such as a cut, bite, burn, sprain or strain, can be treated at a nearby minor injury unit rather than rushing off to A&E.

Minor injury units at Beccles Hospital or the Patrick Stead Hospital in Halesworth act as faster alternatives to A&E and NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney is urging the public to use the minor injury units rather than clog up larger hospitals or GP practices.