Forest of Dean MIIU – Update on Service Move

Our Minor Injury and Illness Unit at Lydney Hospital remains open. However, the service will move on the evening of Thursday 16 May to the its new location at the Forest of Dean Community Hospital, in Steam Mills Road, Cinderford.

There will be a change in opening hours and appointment arrangements during the transition. Please follow the guidance here:

From 7.30pm on Tuesday 14 May there will be no further ‘walk in’ slots for patients at Lydney Minor Injury and Illness Unit.

Following this the schedule here applies:

Wednesday 15 May – Lydney MIIU

Booked appointments only (no walk ins) between 8am and 6.30pm.

Thursday 16 May – Lydney MIIU

Booked appointments only (no walk ins) between 8am and 3pm. MIIU to completely close at 3pm.

Friday 17 May – Forest of Dean Community Hospital MIIU (Cinderford)

Full closure of service until 12 midday.

Booked appointments only (no walk ins) from 12 noon until 8pm.

Saturday 18 May onwards – Forest of Dean Community Hospital MIIU (Cinderford)

New MIIU fully open from 8am until 8pm (last patient 7.30pm).

To book appointments at any of our Minor Injury or Illness Units or find out which one can best support you, please ring 0300 421 7777.

For non urgent treatment or support you can also contact NHS111 via telephone or website.

There are also other Minor Injury and Illness Units in Tewkesbury, Stroud, Dursley, Cirencester, and Moreton-in-Marsh. Please remember you can also seek advice from your GP or local pharmacy.

In a life threatening emergency, please ring 999.


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