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MAY 2018.

We are looking for volunteers from Sleaford to join our PPG. We meet once a quarter at Heckington and would be an opportunity for you to help shape the future of the Practice. If interested please contact Mr Marcus Griffen on the above number who will arrange an informal meeting with two of our current members.

 

Please note the next Practice Training afternoon is on 24/05/2018.

 

We have been accepted to host Nursing students from Lincoln University.

Our next Nursing Student will be Mrs Clare Shrouder who be with us from 26/3/18 for at least 3 months  and will be supervised and looked after by Jemma.She is a "back to Nursing" student so is fully qualified but needs refresher training in order to re-register with the Nursing Council.There has been a slight delay in starting due to mandatory requirements such as lifting and handling.

A warm welcome to her from everybody at Millview.

We have been allocated 9 Medical Students this year from Nottingham Medical School and the first two will be with us from 17/7/18.

 

Further developments include;

1.Twice monthly Ultrasound clinics in the former police station.Any bookings for this service will need to be made after a Clinician appointment initially.

2.Two days a week physiotherapy also in the former police station[Tuesdays and Thursdays].We are planning to increase this to Fridays also in the near future.Any appointments for this service will need to be made after an initial Clinican[Doctor or Nurse Practitioner]  assessment.

Clinics & Services

In addition to general medical consultations we are pleased to be able to provide a number of specialist services and clinics.asthma_inhaler4

Practice nurses

Our practice nurses and healthcare assistants are available daily for the following:

  • Changing dressings/suture removal
  • Contraception advice
  • Monitoring of diabetes, hypertension & asthma
  • Childhood immunisation
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Cervical smears
  • Advice on weight-loss & smoking
  • INR (Warfarin clinic)

Clinics

  • Minor surgery - Dr Vijayan performs minor surgery procedures for our patients and also on a referral basis for other local practices.
  • Orthopaedics - Dr Vijayan is a qualified orthopaedic surgeon and performs various procedures for our patients and also on a referral basis for other local practices.  These include Carpal Tunnel decompression, Trigger Finger release and various injections. baby_nurse 
  • Gynae clinic - Dr Malathy provides this service which includes implants and coils.
  • Flu clinic - a seasonal clinic for eligible patients. Appointments can be booked in September for clinics during October-December.
  • District nurses - the team assists with housebound & palliative care patients and liaises regularly with doctors and nurses at the practice.  To access the team please call 01529 220446.
  • Baby clinic - run by the health visitor. To contact the health visitor please call 01529 303576.
  • Maternity services - appointments can be made to see the midwifery team at Heckington on a Wednesday and Sleaford on a Thursday.
 
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