People in the Horncastle area are being reminded that they can access a Minor Injuries Service at Horncastle Medical Group, even if they are not registered at the practice.
Able to help with injuries that need urgent attention but are not critical or life threatening, the Minor Injuries Service is available to adults and children, and can treat the following:
Sprains, strains, cuts and grazes
Arm, foot and leg injuries
Bites, minor burns and scalds
Minor head injuries
Removal of foreign bodies (excluding from the eyes)
The Minor Injuries Service is open from 8am to 6pm from Monday to Friday and you don’t need an appointment.
“The Minor Injuries Service at Horncastle Medical Group provides an invaluable service for local people, including those not registered at the practice” comments Tracy Pilcher, Chief Nurse, Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group. “You will be assessed and treated by the practice nursing staff, and you don’t need an appointment.”
A Minor Injuries Service like that at Horncastle Medical Group will often see people who have originally presented at an A&E with a condition that isn’t critical or life threatening.
“The Minor Injuries Service at Horncastle Medical Group is a great facility for the people of Horncastle to have locally and we hope that they will benefit from the flexibility that the service offers,” concludes Tracy.
For more information on the Minor Injuries Service, please contact Horncastle Medical Group via telephone 01507 522477 or visit the practice’s website www.horncastlemedicalgroup.co.uk