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IVY GROVE HAS ALWAYS ENCOURAGED SELF-CARE

We have always promoted self-care, through our practice philosophy, and the information, both verbal and written, that we provide to our patients. Here we collect all resources in one area so that you may easily find out who, or what you may need for your condition. Please review this page for advice and links to useful resources that may help you. If you still need to see us, please visit our appointments page for information

YOUR OFFICIAL GUIDE TO SELF-CARE

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Minor Injuries Unit (MIU)

WE RECEIVE NO FUNDING TO PROVIDE A MINOR INJURIES SERVICE

In the event of any falls, trips or injuries, we advise attendance at the Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at Ripley Hospital, Slack Lane, Ripley. The practice is not funded to provide any minor injuries service and any patient presenting with problems that are within the remit of the MIU will be politely asked to attend there.

Conditions that are seen at MIU include:

  • Bites and stings
  • Burns and scalds
  • Cuts and grazes
  • Foreign bodies in the skin
  • Minor head injuries
  • Minor wound infections
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Sprains and strains (including whiplash and back injuries)