Plastic Surgery – District Nurse/GP Letter (Plastics Trauma Clinic)

  • Reference Number: HEY-673/2018
  • Departments: Plastic Surgery

District Nurse/GP Wound Advice Sheet

Introduction

This advice sheet should be passed to the District Nurse or GP to provide general information about the patient’s ongoing care and to enable future treatment and care to continue. Most of your questions should be answered by this advice sheet.

If after reading it you have any concerns or require further explanation, please contact the Plastic Trauma Clinic on (01482) 623259.

Patient information

Patient Name:
Patient Address:
GP:
Consultant:
Procedure:
Date of Operation:
Dressings given to Patient:
Please get GP to Prescribe Dressings:

Instructions for dressing change

Clean the wound with saline:
Dress the wound with:
Cover the wound with:
Secure the dressing with:
Frequency of dressing change:
Comments/Additional information:

Information

The patient will be monitored regularly in the clinic. Should the dressings change, the patient will inform you and be supplied with the alternate dressings. If you have any problems or concern you can contact us or ask the patient to discuss it at their next appointment, or discuss it with their GP.

Should you require further advice on the issues contained in this leaflet, please do not hesitate to contact the Plastic Trauma Clinic on (01482) 623259.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018 we are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any information we hold about you. For further information visit the following page: Confidential Information about You.

If you or your carer needs information about your health and wellbeing and about your care and treatment in a different format, such as large print, braille or audio, due to disability, impairment or sensory loss, please advise a member of staff and this can be arranged.