Queen Victoria Hospital
     
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Holtye Road
East Grinstead
RH19 3DZ

Phone: 01342 414000
Web: www.qvh.nhs.uk
   QVH


QVH provides specialist reconstructive surgery and expert therapy and rehabilitation services for people across the South of England who have experienced damage or disfigurement as a result of disease (including cancer), trauma, burns, major surgery or a congenital condition. Their leading consultant teams hold clinics at their hospital site in East Grinstead, West Sussex, and at a wide network of other sites across the South East region. In addition, QVH also provides first class community medical services for our local population at our East Grinstead site.


   Minor Injuries Unit:


Manager: Sister Diana Martin
01342 414375

The Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) is open from 8am-10pm, seven days a week. It is led by experienced Emergency Nurse Practioners (ENPs) who are senior nurses with accident and emergency and/or minor injury experience and who have received additional post basic training.

They will assess, treat and discharge patients within predetermined guidelines or refer, if necessary, to another health professional. This may involve the patient receiving treatment elsewhere. The ENPs and support nurses are will see and treat patients with injuries such as sprains, simple suspected fractures, injuries to hands and feet, cuts, minor burns and scalds, removing foreign bodies from eyes, ears and nose, human, animal or insect bites, removal of splinters.