opening hours for Burnham-On-Sea's Minor Injuries Unit
Minor Injuries Unit is to keep its summer opening hours all year-round.
6th February 2017, the facilities in Love Lane, Burnham-On-Sea will
be open daily from 10am6pm, including over the winter, in
a boost to the service.
Nick Broughton, Chief Executive of Somerset Partnership told Burnham-On-Sea.com
that the new opening hours are part of a raft of changes across
6th February, most of our MIUs will be open from 8am until 9pm every
day. For half our MIUs this will be a small reduction in hours,
and for half it will be a slight increase."
our seaside resort towns, there is an exception where Burnham-On-Sea
will keep its extended summer time hours all year round and Minehead
will keep round the clock access to MIU staff."
have done this in response to ongoing challenges of recruiting and
retaining the highly specialist nurses that run these services and
the continuing chance of unplanned closures that we have experienced
over recent months."
changes mean we can continue to keep all our units open seven days
a week and make sure everyone in Somerset gets fair access."
"Out of hours, patients can phone 111 for advice and support
on services in their local area. For all life-threatening conditions,
patients are advised to always phone 999."