DNA’s for December 2017

The number of wasted appointment times for December due to patients not attending:

Chaddesden Branch

15 hours 30 minutes

Borrowash Branch

9 hours 10 minutes

 University Branch

7 hours 20 minutes

Please make sure you cancel your appointment if you are no longer able to attend, we can then offer this appointment to other patients.

 

Minor Injuries seen at GP practices

Minor Injuries at The Park Medical Practice

We are now able to see & treat, or refer patients with minor injuries. The list of recommended injuries to be included are:

  • Lacerations capable of closure by simple techniques
  • Superficial Injury of eye
  • Partial thickness thermal burns or scalds involving broken skin:
    • Not over 1 inch diameter
    • Not involving the hands, feet, face, neck, genital areas
  • Foreign bodies superficially embedded in tissues, including eyes
  • An injury that is not amenable to simple domestic first aid, including for example
    • Bruises
    • Bites/stings
    • Sprains/strains
    • Sunburn
    • Splinters
    • Whiplash
    • Minor Head injuries where there has been no loss of consciousness