Out of Hours and Emergency


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 MIU’s and the services they provide can be found here.

You do not need an appointment.

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.


If you need urgent treatment, please contact your usual dental practice, as they may be able to see you or direct you to an urgent dental care service. If you do not have a regular dentist, contact NHS 111 for advice on where you can get urgent care. 


For health advice and help in a matter of minutes, call NHS 111.

NHS 111 has a team of trained staff, including nurses, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.


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

Accident and Emergency (A&E)

A&E’s are open 24 hours a day and treat 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