Out of Hours and Emergency

Whatever your needs, there is NHS help available 24 hours a day.

Minor Injuries Units (MIUs)

Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) offer help with a range of injuries including: simple breaks, minor head injuries, burns, sprains and bruises.

A list of  services provided by MIUs can be found here.

You do not need an appointment. The nearest MIU is:

Bridgnorth MIU
Bridgnorth Community Hospital
WV16 4EU
Tel: 01746 762641
Mon-Fri: 8am - 9.30pm
Weekends: 8am - 9.30pm

GP out-of-hours

Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group commissions out-of-hours services to cover all practices.  Call your normal GP Practice number at any time.


The 999 service is for critical emergencies that are potentially life-threatening. These include:

  • Loss of consciousness
  • Severe chest pain
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Severe bleeding that can’t be stopped
  • Acute confused states or fits that are not stopping

NHS Choices

NHS Choices is the online 'front door' to the NHS. It is the country's biggest health website and gives all the information you need to make choices about your health.

NHS Choices

Accident and Emergency (A&E)

A&E treats a range of conditions which include urgent care, emergency medical, trauma and minor injuries cases.

The treatment you receive will depend on your clinical need.

Local A&Es are open 24 hours a day
Royal Shrewsbury HospitalPrincess Royal Hospital, Telford
Mytton Oak Road
Tel: 01743 261000 
Apley Castle
Tel: 01952 641222