Chipping Norton First Aid Unit at Chipping Norton Health Centre

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/managed 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

Opening Times

Monday – Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) from 17.00 – 21.00.

Weekends and bank Holidays from 10:00 – 21.00.

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


Chipping Norton First Aid Unit
Chipping Norton Health Centre
Russell Way, off London Road
Chipping Norton
Tel: 01608 648831
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