Chipping Norton First Aid Unit at Chipping Norton War Memorial Community Hospital

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

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 903908.

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 War Memorial Community Hospital
Out-Patient Unit
Russell Way, off London Road
Chipping Norton
Tel: 01608 648233

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