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Dressing Clinic

Dressing Clinic

The Dressing Clinic at Camborne and Redruth Community Hospital is a nurse led service providing wound management for the North Kerrier GP population.

Barncoose, Redruth, Cornwall TR15 3ER

Please contact the CRCH reception on 01209 318000 if you are unsure if you are eligible to attend.

Before contacting the Surgery, please take a look at the NHS self-help guide.

Dressing Clinic procedures for the Outpatients Department at CRCH

Procedures / Wounds WE ARE ABLE to treat

  • Abcesses
  • Any post-operative surgical wound (including wound checks)
  • Burns
  • Clip/staple removal
  • Dehisced wounds
  • Infected wounds
  • Larval therapy
  • Negative Pressure Therapy (VAC/PICO or equivalent)
  • Pressure damage - which has resulted in an open wound. Please note - we are unable to offer continence or equipment assessments.
  • Skin grafts
  • Suture removal
  • Abrasions
  • Blisters
  • Cavity Wounds
  • Compression Therapy
  • Incisions
  • Lacerations
  • Leg ulcers - venous, arterial or mixed aetiology
  • Pilonidal/Perianal sinusses
  • Puncture wounds
  • Steri-strip removal
  • Trauma wounds
  • Dermoscopy

Procedures / Wounds WE ARE NOT ABLE to treat

  • Blood thinning injections
  • Continence/equipment assessments
  • Lymphoedema bandaging
  • Surgical drains/Nephrostomy ongoing care
  • Vascular Access Device dressings
  • Chest drains - e.g. Pluerex
  • Eye drops
  • Skin conditions
  • Urinary catheters
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