North Cotswolds Hospital

North Cotswolds Hospital: 0300 421 8774

North Cotswolds Hospital, Moreton-in-Marsh has currently twenty-two rooms for acute medical admissions.

There are also facilities for MIIU, X-rays, Ultrasound together with an active Outpatients Clinic.

Minor Injury and Illness Units (MIIU)

You can get help for a variety of conditions, including sprains, minor fractures, wounds, and burns, ear ache, sore throats, skin problems, eye conditions and more at our Minor Injury and Illness Units (MIIUs).

The MIIU is open daily from 8am to 8pm.

Website: www.ghc.nhs.uk/our-teams-and-services/miius/

You can telephone NHS 111 or ring the unit directly between 8am and 4pm on 0800 421 8774, to book an appointment.

Please note: Our MIIU telephone numbers are not clinical advice lines. Please call NHS 111 or visit ASAP Glos if unsure where you should go.

What we can treat

We have specially trained nurses in all units and in some units doctors are also present. The team specialises in treating the following:

  • sprains
  • simple fractures needing x-rays and plasters
  • simple wounds that may need suturing (stitches)
  • minor burns
  • emergency contraception
  • minor head injuries with no loss of consciousness
  • minor illness, earache, sore throat, etc.
  • skin problems such as rashes, bites, stings and infections
  • eye conditions including foreign bodies and conjunctivitis

We have dedicated waiting areas at all sites and free parking is available at all community hospital sites. There are facilities for disabled parking also.

We do have x-ray facilities at MIIUs but they aren’t always available. If you require an x-ray, you may be asked to attend a different location.

Emergencies and out of hours

Generally, you should visit the Emergency Department or call 999 for emergencies, such as:

  • life or limb-threatening injuries, serious head injuries
  • stroke or suspected stroke
  • chest pain
  • severe abdominal (stomach) pains
  • heavy bleeding
  • broken limbs (fractures)
  • loss of consciousness
  • breathing difficulties, choking
  • acute confused state

Your nearest Emergency Department can be found via www.nhs.uk or by calling NHS 111. If you live in Gloucestershire, your nearest Emergency Department may be at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital or Cheltenham General Hospital. Alternatively you may live closer to the Horton Hospital – Banbury, John Radcliffe Hospital – Oxford or Warwick Hospital.