Covid: Cromer Minor Injuries Unit to close as infections rise

Covid: Cromer Minor Injuries Unit to close as infections rise

Cromer Minor Injuries Unit


A minor injuries unit is set to “temporarily close” due to a rise in Covid admissions at another hospital.

Staff from

Cromer Minor Injuries Unit will be redeployed to support teams at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital from Monday.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust said there was an increase of Covid-19 admissions at the hospital.

The trust said the minor injuries unit in Mill Road would reopen when the “situation improves”.

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“We know this will be disappointing to North Norfolk patients who value the MIU service at Cromer,” the trust said in a statement.

“However, the Cromer Minor Injuries Unit space will be used to maintain a low Covid-19 risk treatment area for surgical appointments and procedures.”

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The trust advised residents to contact 111 if in need of urgent care and said the Norwich Walk-In centre was open from 07:00 to 21:00 GMT daily.

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Published at Sun, 03 Jan 2021 10:30:10 +0000

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