Simple Wound Care Service

Simple Wound Care
What is this service:
Most cuts and grazes can be treated at home and will start to heal in a few days. But some wounds may need to be treated by a medical professional if there's a risk of infection, if the injury is serious, or if you have recently had an operation.
Simple wound care services are available to all patients over the age of 16 who are registered with a GP practice in Barking & Dagenham, Havering or Redbridge. The services support patients with managing wounds such as skin ulcers, first degree burns, post-surgical sutures, clips removal and routine dressings.
How does it work?
You will be advised to book an appointment by your doctor or a nurse if you have a wound that needs to be cared for with a dressing.
You can book an appointment seven days a week at a time convenient to you.
Appointments are available Monday to Friday from 8am-6.30pm and on Saturday and Sunday between 9am-5pm.
How can I make an appointment?
You will be able to book and cancel online, via the link below
If you are unable to book online, then you can book by calling: 07935 534 762. The phone number is open Monday to Friday from 4pm to 6pm, and Saturday and Sunday 12 to 2pm. This does not include bank holidays.
Where will I need to go for my appointment?
You can book an appointment at a site close to you, meaning you no longer need to visit A&E or an Urgent Treatment Centre to have your wound dressed. You will need to book into a site connected to your GP Practice and the booking system will guide you through this. FAQs and the full list of sites is available here

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