Ground floor, Ilam Health Building, 110 Memorial Avenue, Burnside, Christchurch : Ph 03 351 6198 :

Wound Care

Following minor surgery and all wounds / injuries, look for:

  • Swelling
  • Increased redness around the wound
  • Pus or bleeding from wound
  • Wound feeling warm
  • Any unpleasant smell from the wound
  • Increased pain
  • A high temperature (fever)

These are signs of infection.

You will need to be assessed in the practice by a doctor or nurse. Please call reception to make an appointment.

If these symptoms occur over the weekend, we recommend going to after hours rather than waiting until Monday.