West Street Surgery Chipping Norton Oxon OX7 5AA Tel: 01608 642529

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Chipping Norton First Aid Unit

What injuries are treated by FAU?
Staffed by an emergency care practitioner FAU treats the following types of injuries:

  • Simple injuries that cannot be treated with a home first aid kit
  • Cleaning and simple stitching of wounds
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Minor burns and scalds (not involving the face, neck, feet, hands and genital area)
  • A foreign body in the eye
  • Bumps to the head where there has been no loss of consciousness
  • Bruises
  • Sprains (If the emergency care practitioner thinks that you have broken a bone you will be referred onto a minor injuries unit or an A&E department)

If in doubt as to whether your injury can be treated at the first aid unit please call a member of staff at the unit on 01608 648 233.

Opening Times
Monday - Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) from 5.00pm - 9.00pm.
Weekends and Bank Holidays from 10.00am - 9.00pm.

You do not need to make an appointment, the FAU is a drop-in service.

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