Minor Injury and Illness Unit

Angus Minor Injury and Illness Units 

What kind of care is provided in an Angus Minor Injury and Illness Unit? 

Angus Minor Injury and Illness Units (MIIU) are led by nurses with specialist skills in management of minor injuries. The staff can help you if you have a recent injury that is not serious, requiring urgent attention for example a sprain, strain, minor burn, scald, chemical splash, insect /​animal bite, minor cuts /wounds or eye injury. The MIIU staff can also provide minor illness assessment and management advice but only when your GP practice is closed.  

Angus Minor Injury and Illness Units (MIIU) do not provide Emergency Department care. 

Where are the Angus MIIUs? 

Angus MIIUs are located at Arbroath Infirmary, DD11 2AT and Whitehills Health and Community Care Centre, Forfar DD8 3DY.  

Emergency 

In an emergency, for example heart attack, stroke or life threatening injuries please call 999. 

Always call NHS 24 on 111 before you attend an Angus MIIU. 

This will ensure that your call is triaged​, and you are appointed to the correct place to be reviewed. NHS24 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  

Feeling unwell?  

If you feel unwell​, please contact your GP practice during operating hours. . When your GP is closed​, please call NHS 24 on 111. 


Getting the right care in the right place 

Please click here for more information about getting the right care in the right place.  For example your local pharmacist can provide a whole range of services including free advice, support ​and guidance on a range of health problems. Community pharmacies are open at convenient times on Saturdays and Sundays in many locations. If you need advice about dental or eye care please call your local dentist or optician

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