Greenwood and Sneinton Medical Centre

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CLINICS

Minor Surgery
Minor surgery procedures are carried out at the surgery.

Non-NHS Examinations/Completion Of Forms
(HGV, insurance and medical reports) - by appointment.
There will be a charge made for non-NHS examinations and some forms eg insurance, passports etc.

INCUBATION AND EXCLUSION PERIODS OF SOME INFECTIOUS DISEASES

DISEASE INCUBATION PERIOD (DAYS) TIME WHEN PATIENT IS INFECTIOUS EXCLUSION FROM SCHOOL COMMENTS
Chickenpox 14 - 21 From about one to two days before, to not more than six days after last crop of spots While child is unwell  
Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex)   On direct contact, whilst lesions are still moist None They tend to heal and recur, personal hygiene is important
German Measles
(Rubella)
14 - 21 but usually 16 - 18 One week before to four days after onset of rash Seven days after onset of rash All young women with children should be checked to ensure they are immune
Infective Diarrhoea Variable During acute stage and for a variable time afterwards Usually until symptom free Good personal hygiene is essential
Lice
(Head or Body)
  Whilst harbouring lice - until treated None Check children's hair but adults may be the source
Measles 10 - 15 Few days before to four days after onset of rash About seven days from onset of rash All children should be immunised
Mumps 14 - 21 but usually 18 Mainly about two days before onset of illness, but until four days after swelling subsides Until swelling has subsided  
Scabies Variable - may be several weeks Until mites and eggs are destroyed 24 hours after treatment Skin itch may persist for some time
Verrucae     None Normal activities should continue. It is advisable to cover verrucae with an appropriate dressing or footwear.
Whooping Cough 7 - 10 Mainly in early catarrhal stage but until 3 - 4 weeks after onset of paroxysmal cough. This may be shortened to seven days if treated with antibiotics If treated with antibiotics, may return after seven days if well enough New children should not be admitted to school during epidemic unless immunised

If you have any doubts about any of the immunisations please speak to either your doctor or one of our health visitors.

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