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Closures for Training

On the following dates the surgery will closed for training from 1.30pm and reopen the following day:

24 January 2019     *     20 February 2019     *     21 March 2019     *     10 April 2019     *     23 May 2019     *     19 June 2019     *     18 July 2019     *     18 Septmber 2019     *     17 October 2019     *     20 November 2019     *     23 January 2020     *     19 February 2020     *     19 March 2020

 

Should you require medical attention while the surgery is closed please call NHS 111

Minor Injuries Service

MK CCG has commissioned the practice to deliver a Minor Injuries Service to the patients of Stony Medical Centre.


Over recent years A&E departments have seen an unmanageable increase in demand.  In response the CCG, working in conjunction with general practice, has identified a number of minor injuries that can be dealt with in general practice and which do not need to attend A&E.


 We are pleased to offer this additional service to our patients & support our hospital colleagues by reducing A&E attendances.


 The following list gives guidance on the types of injuries and circumstances that could be dealt with in general practice:



  • Lacerations capable of closure by simple techniques (stripping, gluing, suturing)

  • Significant soft tissue injury

  • Minor dislocations of phalanges

  • Foreign bodies

  • Following a blow to the head where there has been no loss of consciousness

  • Partial thickness burns or scalds involving broken skin but where the burn is not extensive

  • Foreign bodies superficially embedded in tissue

  • Minor trauma to hands, limbs or feet

  • Bruising giving cause for concern


If you have a minor injury please telephone the surgery.  You will be given an appointment and assessed by one of our nurses.  The nurse will have support from the on call doctor if needed.  It may be that following an assessment onwards referral to the hospital is still required however we will endeavour to accommodate you and deal with your needs in just one visit to the practice.



 
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