Minor Injuries

We are currently running a Minor injuries MIU from here at Edenbridge Medical Practice. it is a sit and wait service.

  • Injuries (with no obvious deformities/bones sticking out) to arms, legs, fingers, toes and knees. No X-ray is available.
  • Sprains and strains.
  • Minor head injuries with no loss of consciousness, not on blood thinners and not with foreign bodies in situ.
  • Removal of easily visible objects from ears/nose.
  • Bites
  • News cuts and wounds.
  • Small burns or scalds.
  • Small eye injuries and objects in the eye (not in the eyeball).

We cannot treat:

  • Any illness or ailments
  • Major trauma
  • Suspected heart attacks or cardiac chest pain.
  • Stokes
  • Head injury while on anticoagulant medication.
  • Any potential bony injury or fractures- no X-ray available.
  • Pregnancy issues, for example: labour/breathing issues/chest pain/lack of baby movement.
  • Social problems.
  • Drug or alcohol-related problems.
  • Mental health conditions
  • Dental issues
  • Management of long term/chronic conditions
  • Second opinion for an ongoing condition.
  • Routine repeat prescriptions.
  • Abdominal (tummy) pain.
  • Indigestion.
  • Boils/Abscesses

We cannot treat patients under one-year-old. Find out more: www.kentcht.nhs.uk/urgentcare

We will be running Flu clinics from 23rd September 2023 through to October 2023 on a Saturday. We will be sending invites to you via text message and contacting all those who do not have a mobile number registered. If you are eligible for a Covid Vaccination (over 75 years old, in the at risk category or immunocompromised) you will also be able to have your Covid vaccination. Please DO NOT call the surgery for any queries regarding Flu as the reception team do not have the capacity to deal with queries, Someone will in touch.