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Accidents and Emergencies

EMERGENCIES

 

Chest Pain  -  Call 999 and ask for an ambulance

Any condition which you feel is Life Threatening call 999

ANY OTHER URGENT SITUATION, PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY EMERGENCY LINE 01487 710981

 

ACCIDENTS

If you or a member of your family have had an accident during surgery hours WHICH YOU FEEL IS NOT LIFE THREATENING , please contact the surgery.  The doctors and nurses here are able to deal with most minor injuries and it may save you a long wait at the Hospital if you are assessed here first.  If it is decided that an xray is needed the doctor can refer you directly to xray department without the need for you to have a long wait in A & E at the Hospital.

 

We would like to make you aware that there is also a minor injuries unit at Doddington Hospital which may be more convenient for you than Hinchingbrooke Hospital Accident and Emergency.

Doddington Hospital - Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6pm and 9am to 5pm Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays. They are closed Christmas Day and New Year's Eve
Tel: 01354644243

Minor injuries Dept at Doddington Hospital

Conditions that can be treated at the unit:

  • wounds - cuts and bruises (tetanus immunisation can also be given
  • bites - human, insect and animal
  • minor burns and scalds
  • muscle and joint injuries - strains and sprains, limb fractures
  • sports injuries
  • emergency contraception
  • eye problems
  • earache (patients over 2 years old)
  • cystitis (not children or male patients)
  • minor head injuries (with no loss of consciousness)


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