Swadlincote Surgery

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Minor Injuries

We are able to see and treat, or refer, patients with minor injuries. The list of injuries 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
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