Below you can find useful information about the national and local health landscape. Click on the links to find out more.
Peterborough Minor Ilness and Injury Unit (Walk-in Centre)
City Care Centre, Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6DB Tel: 01733 293800
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday, 8am-8pm – everyday – including Christmas and New Year’s Day
The Peterborough MIIU can treat minor injuries and illnesses from strains and sprains, to broken bones, minor burns and bites. It is often unnecessary to make a trip to A&E, when you can easily be treated here, with your local pharmacist or GP. The MIIU also aims to start patient treatment within 45 minutes.
These offer convenient access to treatment for a range of minor illnesses and injuries.
Conditions that can be treated at the Minor Injuries Units and Walk-in Centres include:
X-rays are available on weekdays (see below for details)
Wounds – cuts and bruises (Tetanus immunisation can also be given)
Bites – human, insect and animal
Minor burns and scalds
Muscle and joint injuries – strains, sprains, limb fractures
Eye problems eg. removal of foreign bodies, conjunctivitis
Earache (patients aged two years and over)
Cystitis (not children or male patients)
Minor head injuries (with no loss of consciousness).
Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNA)
Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNA) are Public Health documents outlining the current health needs of a population. To find JSNA in Peterborough on children’s health, mental health, cardiovascular health, the health of diverse communities and more, CLICK HERE.
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG is one of the biggest CCGs in the country with 109 practices and 824 GPs. It replaced NHS Cambridgeshire and NHS Peterborough on 1 April 2013. Read more.
A Public Health England tool allows access to data to compare Peterborough to national figures for premature death; cancer; heart disease and stroke; liver and lung disease. The tool can be found here.
Refugee Council: Do you need help to access healthcare?
A guide for asylum seekers to what you can access from the NHS in England.
Click here for the Handbook to the NHS Constitution
Click here for the Public Health Supplement to the NHS Constitution
Health and Social Care Legistlation
Health and Social Care Act 2012:
These fact sheets explain particular topics associated with the act, including key themes. They include case studies of the policy in action and answers to frequently asked questions about the topic.
Care Act 2014
The Care Act reformed the way in which adult social care and support is provided and financed. Click here for guidance on the legislation.
For a brief overview including implementation dates from Healthwatch England click here Click here to read the full Government legislation.
Children and Families Act 2014
Special Educational Needs and Disability Reforms (SEND) Click here to read the full legislation and for Code of Practice click here
For Peterborough City Council full Local Offer information click here.