Minor Injuries

Some of the following Minor Injuries can now be treated in the surgery by the doctor or nurse:
 1) Lacerations capable of closure by simple techniques (stripping, gluing, suturing).

2) Soft tissue injury which you would have otherwise gone to A+E to review.

3) Minor dislocations of fingers.

4) Foreign bodies.

5) Non-penetrating superficial foreign body in the eye.

6) Following recent injury of a severity not amenable to simple domestic first aid.

7) A minor head injury where there has been no loss of consciousness.

8) Recent eye injury.

9) Partial thickness thermal burns or scalds which are not extensive or not involving areas of the body that may cause concern.

10) Minor trauma to hands, limbs or feet, including sprains.

11) Whiplash giving cause for concern.

12)Bruising giving cause for concern.


Family Planning

We provide a full range of family planning services including coils; caps and implanon. Please ask at reception for an appointment (which will be subject to availability at the time, given current pressures and demands on the Practice).

Health checks

A general health check are available as follows:

NHS Health check

  • aged 40-74 (no other conditions, every 5 years)
  • Well Woman
  • Well Man
  • aged 75 and over (who has not seen a GP in the last year)

General checks will be carried out as follows:

Blood pressure, blood tests (as appropriate), Height and Weight, Lifestyle advice, Tetanus status.

Minor Surgery

We provide a Minor Surgery service here at the Surgery and can carry out the following procedures:

  • Excisions
  • Incisions
  • Injections

Travel Vaccinations

If you're planning to travel outside the UK, you may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases found in other parts of the world.