Develop your potential at First Community
Minor Injury Unit at Caterham Dene Hospital for people over 18 years
We are always looking out for ways to make our services even better
Develop your potential at First Community
Minor Injury Unit at Caterham Dene Hospital for people over 18 years
We are always looking out for ways to make our services even better

First Community Health and Care

Providing community healthcare services in East Surrey and the surrounding area

First Community Health and Care delivers front-line NHS services, providing first-rate care, through our first-rate people, offering first-rate value to our local community.

First Community is part of the NHS family and provides community healthcare services in east Surrey and the surrounding area. We offer a friendly face with highly-rated, well run services, delivered by our skilled people. We provide high-quality nursing and therapy teams, specialist care teams, children and family advice and support as well as a Rehabilitation Ward, Rapid Assessment Clinic and Minor Injury Unit at Caterham Dene Hospital.

We are a not-for-profit organisation.  Any surplus we make is reinvested into community services. We play a vital role in our local health community, which we believe is essential to ensure local people have good, prompt access and first-rate care.

Latest News

  • First Community publishes 2016-2017 quality report

    First Community's quality report for 2016-2017 is now available to download.  Along with other providers of NHS services, FIrst Community is required to publish a quality report each...
  • Stay safe in the Sun

    Following  the Met Office forecast of hot weather in the next few days, here is some advice from NHS England about staying well in the heat. The advice includes: stay out of the heat...
  • Services open as usual at First Community on Monday 15 May 2017

    First Community's Minior Injuries Unit (MIU), and other community services, are running as usual today 15 May 2017.
Minor Injury Unit

We have a Minor Injury Unit for people aged 18 years or over. This is a convenient alternative to A&E departments further afield and provides treatment for minor injuries that cannot be managed by your GP or practice nurse.

There is a Minor Injury Unit X-ray facility at Caterham Dene Hospital open Monday to Friday 09.00-17.00 and from 10.00am - 17.00pm Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.

The Minor Injury Unit is currently unable to treat children under the age of 18. If you think your condition is serious or life-threatening, you should dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E. 
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