Minor Injuries

We are currently running a Minor injuries MIU from here at Edenbridge Medical Practice. It is a sit and wait service. Please note: This is only for minor injuries. If you have a wound that needs to be dressed you must book an appointment with the Practice Nurse team. This is between the hours of 8.30am and 6.30pm with the last appointment being at 6.10pm. 

  • 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: laboured/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

Boost your defence against Covid-19 this Spring.

Kent and Medway ICB are running a Covid Spring Booster Vaccination programme at Edenbridge Memorial Health Centre. This is walk-in service and is being run independently to the Surgery. The criteria for the vaccine is mentioned below on the poster. Start date is Monday 29th April 2024.

Boost your defence against Covid-19 this Spring.

If you are in one of the following groups, you can take up the Spring Covid-19 booster offer:

Adults 75 years and over

People aged 18-74 with a weakened immune system

Residents in Care Homes

 

Visit

Edenbridge Memorial Health Centre-

Four Elms Rd, Edenbridge, TN8 6FT

Every Monday 10am-4pm

until 10th June 2024

 

 -Sovereign Way Car Park North-

(Health & Wellbeing Bus)

12A Sovereign Way, Tonbridge, TN9 1RS

Every Saturday 10am-4pm

until 22nd June 2024

 

-Tunbridge Wells Victoria Shopping Centre-

Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2SS

Every Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm

until 29th June 2024