URGENT COVID-19 Update
Please note, from Monday 15 June, in line with new government advice, all visitors to the Minor Injuries Unit should be wearing a face covering or face mask.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, if you have a query about attending with a minor injury please call 01992 780 417.
Welcome to Cheshunt Minor Injuries Unit
Using the Minor Injuries Unit (MIU)
Cheshunt MIU is open every day from 8am to 8pm. You do not have to be registered with a GP to receive treatment. We offer a walk-in service for people who have minor injuries. Last patient registration is 7:30pm.
We cannot treat any children under the age of one year.
The MIU has full wheelchair access. If you require any assistance with access while you are here, please make our receptionist aware.
You are welcome to bring someone with you. However, our waiting area has limited capacity. Due to the current Covid situation only the patient is able to enter the MIU unless they are with a child or vulnerable adult.
We can treat
- Suspected fractured (broken) bones
- Muscle and joint injuries (sprains and strains)
- Minor burns and scalds
- Bites and stings
- Cuts and grazes
- Minor eye injuries
- Minor head injuries
- Removal of foreign bodies from the ears or nose
- Removal of splinters
We can also prescribe emergency contraception (morning after pill).
Cheshunt Minor Injuries Unit
Cheshunt Community Hospital
King Arthur Court
Cheshunt EN8 8XN
T: 01992 622157
If you are unsure if you need to attend the MIU, please ring NHS111. They can direct it to the most appropriate service and book you an appointment at the unit if required. If you need urgent minor injury care when the unit is closed, you should telephone NHS111.
NHS111 is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and will advise you on the most appropriate service for your urgent healthcare concern.