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Urgent Care Centre - Bristol Community Health

Checked: 02-11-2018 by vicky.ryan Next Review: 01-11-2019

Service Overview

The Bristol Community Health Urgent Care Centre is a nurse-led walk-in medical centre to support the local community with urgent minor injuries and illness.

The centre is based at South Bristol Community Hospital. The service is not appropriate for life-threatening injuries, but can help with minor injuries such as sprains, strains or scalds, as well as minor illnesses.

They are unable to help with:

  • Acute chest pain

  • Serious medical emergencies posing immediate threat to a person’s health or life.

  • Serious head injury – loss of consciousness

Please see the Bristol Community Health - Urgent Care Centre website for further information.

No referral is necessary and no appointment is necessary. The centre will see both adults and children. Patient's can just arrive at the Urgent Care Centre based at South Bristol Community Hospital during opening hours. The centre is open everyday from 8am - 8pm. 

Clevedon MIU

Clevedon Minor Injury Unit (MIU) offers treatment for adults and children over three years of age for a wide range of minor injuries. Provided by North Somerset Community Partnership, you can drop in with no appointment necessary. All patients are seen by an Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP).

Open 8am -9pm, 7 days a week. See NSCP, Clevedon MIU for further details

Yate MIU

Yate Minor Injury Unit (MIU) offers treatment for adults and children for a wide range of minor injuries. Provided by Sirona Care and Health, patients can drop in with no appointment necessary or can be referred by a healthcare professional.

Open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 7.30pm, Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays 10am to 1.30pm. See Sirona Care, Yate MIU for further details

Broadmead Walk in Centre

The Walk-In Centre is a nurse lead service staffed by experienced nurse practitioners and paramedics. Staff are trained to assess, diagnose and treat some conditions.

Some more serious conditions will need to be treated by the patient's registered GP and some patients will be referred to the hospital. Certain conditions we are unable to treat as follows:

  • Breast lump concerns
  • Eye injuries
  • A suspected fracture
  • Foreign bodies in wounds
  • Some serious pregnancy related problems
  • Some repeat prescription medication
  • Some sexual health complaints

Please note: We do NOT have X Ray facilities on site.

Open Mon - Sat 8am - 8pm Sunday 11am - 5pm

See Broadmead Medical Centre website for further details