Minor Injuries Information
If you have a minor injury, there is a minor injuries unit at the Western General Hospital.
This may be useful if the University Health Centre is shut and you need:
- Treatment for an injury such as a cut, burn, sprain or simple fracture
- An Xray
- Painkillers, antibiotics or a tetanus vaccination
- Physiotherapy referral
The address for the Western General Hospital is:
Western General Hospital,
Phone Number: 0131 537 3481
They are open 7 days a week, 8am – 8pm
To get to the hospital, you can take No.25 from the campus bus to Gorgie, then No.38 to WGH. Alternatively, a taxi would cost around £20-£30 one way.
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