Derwent Valley Medical Practice

20 St Marks Road, Derby DE21 6AT
81 Sitwell Street, Spondon, Derby DE21 7FH

Minor Injuries at GP Practice

Minor Injuries seen at Derwent Valley Medical Practice


We are now able to see and treat, or refer patients with minor injuries. the list of recommended injuries to be included are:

  • Lacerations capable of closure by simple techniques
  • Superficial injury of eye
  • Partial thickness thermal burns or scalds involving broken skin:
    • not over 1 inch diameter
    • not involving the hands, feet, face, neck, genital area
  • Foreign bodies superficially embedded in tissues, including eys


  • An injury that is not amenable to simple domestic first aid, including for example:
    • Bruises
    • Bites / Strains
    • Sprains / Strains
    • Sunburn
    • Splinters
    • Whiplash
    • Minor head Injuries where there has been no loss of consciousness
The Patient Participation Group(PPG) are next meeting on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 at 10.30am at Derwent Valley Medical Practice, 20 St Marks Road, Chaddesden. If you would like to join the PPG please let the Chair Carol Cox know on 01332 675378. All new members warmly welcomed!