Minor Injury Clinic

Minor Injury Clinic

Minor Injury Clinic

The Shire Minor Injury Clinic is committed to delivering comprehensive assessment and management for acute musculoskeletal injuries. Our experienced team of healthcare professionals specializes in promptly assessing and diagnosing a variety of Musculoskeletal injuries, including sprains, strains and fractures. We prioritize timely and personalized care to ensure optimal recovery and minimize the impact of injuries on our patients’ daily lives.

Our Services at Shire Minor Injury Clinic

Management of minor injuries and MSK conditions, including:

  • Suspected fractures
  • Sprains and strains
  • Finger dislocations
  • Bruises and contusions
  • Wounds, cuts, and burns
  • Minor lacerations and abrasions
  • Minor joint injuries (e.g., twisted ankles)
  • Minor head injuries (e.g., scalp lacerations)
  • Minor musculoskeletal injuries (e.g., muscle strains)
  • Referrals for imaging such as X-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans, or MRIs
  • Closure of wounds with local anesthesia, utilizing stitches or tissue glue
  • Application of plaster casts or splints
  • Referral to specialists if necessary

Please be advised that we are unable to offer wound closure in children under 12 years old, as they may require IV sedation for such procedures.

Management of Non-Traumatic Urgent Medical Conditions. Our experienced Nurse Practitioner is proficient in assessing and managing a variety of sudden illnesses, including but not limited to:

  • Respiratory symptoms such as coughs, colds, sore throats, and chest infections
  • Ear, nose, or throat issues
  • Abdominal discomfort or pain
  • Gastrointestinal disturbances such as diarrhea and vomiting
  • Joint or limb pain unrelated to injury
  • Acute eye conditions such as foreign body sensation or conjunctivitis
  • Back or flank pain
  • Genitourinary infections including urinary tract and genital infections
  • Skin infections

Regrettably, Shire Minor Injury Clinic cannot accommodate children under the age of 12. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and recommend consulting your general practitioner for assistance with these medical concerns.Top of Form

Reasons to Choose Shire Minor Injury Clinic

At Shire Minor Injury Clinic, we strive to provide swift and efficient care, reducing the necessity for prolonged waits at emergency rooms or urgent care canters. Our primary focus is on delivering convenience and effectiveness, guaranteeing that our proficient Nurse Practitioners administer exceptional care. Moreover, our team operates under the oversight of a seasoned emergency medicine specialist, ensuring the highest standards of medical attention.

Looking for a local GP in Caringbah to discuss your concerns?

Our experienced GPs at Shire Doctors and Dentists take the time to assess your symptoms and use their experience and knowledge to assist you feeling good again.

Call 02 9063 8650 to book your GP consultation.