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.


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