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Minor Injury Units and Urgent Treatment Centres

Minor Injury Units (MIUs) and Urgent Treatment Centres (UTCs) offer treatment and advice on illnesses and injuries that need attention urgently but are not critical or life threatening.  

If you think you need urgent medical support please think 111 first.  111 can access your symptoms and if appropriate can book you in to be seen quickly and safely.  This could be with a GP, at the UTC or MIU or even A&E.  Go online to www.111.nhs.uk or call 111.


Do not attend the Urgent Treatment Centre, Minor Injury Units or Walk in Centre if you are experiencing symptoms of coronavirus.

Visit www.111.nhs.uk or call NHS 111

Conditions that can be treated at Minor Injury Units and Urgent Care Centres include:

  • wounds, cuts and bruises (Tetanus immunisation can also be given)
  • bites – human, insect and animal
  • minor burns and scalds
  • muscle and joint injuries – strains, sprains, limb fractures
  • sports injuries
  • eye problems e.g. removal of foreign bodies, conjunctivitis
  • earache (patients aged two years and over)
  • cystitis (not children or male patients)
  • minor head injuries (with no loss of consciousness)
  • X-ray services (see specific service for times available).
Peterborough Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC)

Peterborough Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) has now moved and is located at Peterborough City Hospital (previously located within the City Care Centre on Thorpe Road). Opening hours are 8am-8pm, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Ely Minor Injury Unit (MIU)

From Sunday 27 September 2020, Ely MIU will return to usual (pre-Covid) opening hours from 8.30am to 6pm, seven days a week with x-ray services available Monday to Friday from 9am - 5pm and from 1pm - 5pm on Saturdays and Sunday.

Wisbech Minor Injury Unit (MIU)

Wisbech MIU is open Monday to Friday 8.30am until 6pm with x-ray services available from 9am until 5pm on those days.

Doddington Minor Injury Unit (MIU)

Doddington MIU is open Monday to Friday 8.30am - 6pm (x-ray 9am - 5pm), Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 5pm (no x-ray).  

Please be aware that MIU and UTC staff will continue to deliver care in accordance with national COVID-19 secure working guidance, adherence to social distancing measures and the wearing of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times.


Peterborough Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC)

Opening times: 

8am-8pm, seven days a week, 365 days a year

No appointment required. Patients are seen by highly skilled nurse practitioners and GPs with X-Ray services available.

Peterborough City Hospital, Edith Cavell Campus, Bretton Gate, Peterborough PE3 9GZ 
Tel: 01733 678000.

Minor Injury Units

The Minor Injury Unit (MIU) in Ely, is on hand to treat minor illnesses and injuries such as sprains and strains, broken bones, minor burns and scalds, minor head and eye injuries, cuts, bites and stings. X-Ray services are available at Ely MIU Monday to Friday within certain times (see below).


North Cambridgeshire Hospital, The Park, Wisbech, PE13 3AB
Opening times:

Monday to Friday 8.30am until 6pm (x-ray services 9am until 5pm) 


Princess of Wales Hospital, Lynn Road, Ely, CB6 1DN, 

Tel: 01353 656675

Opening times:

Monday – Friday: 8.30am - 6.00pm (x-ray 9am - 5pm)

Saturday - Sunday: 8.30am-6.00pm (x-ray 1pm - 5pm)

Doddington Community Hospital 

Benwick Rd, Doddington, March PE15 0UG
Opening times

Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 6pm (x-ray 9am - 5pm)

Saturday and Sunday: 9am – 5pm (no x-ray) 

Walk-in Centre

St Neots Walk-in Centre

24 Moores Walk, St Neots, PE19 1AG
Tel: 01480 219317
Further information on the services offered to walk-in patients and opening hours.

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