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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.

Complaints Advocacy Service

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POhWER provide a free, independent and confidential advocacy service to support people with their NHS complaint.

We can:

  • Support you to make a complaint about the service, care or treatment provided by the NHS, including complaints about your GP, dentist, local hospital, ambulance service or pharmacy,
  • Support you with a complaint about health and social care,
  • Support you to make an NHS complaint on someone else's behalf, including if someone has died,
  • Listen to your concerns,
  • Signpost you to the right organisation if we think that someone else can be of more help than we can,
  • Answer questions about the NHS complaints procedure and explain your options,
  • Provide a step by step guide to making an NHS complaint and offer some tips,
  • Provide you with a POhWER advocate, an experienced worker who can help you make your complaint and support you through the NHS complaints process,
  • Support you to write a complaint letter, attend a complaint meeting, request access to medical records and refer your complaint to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) if the local service is unable to resolve your complaint.

Website: http://www.pohwer.net/in-your-area/where-you-live/Lincolnshire

Telephone: 0300 200 0084

Email: pohwer@pohwer.net

Below are link to the Practice and CCG Complaints Leaflets

Complaints Leaflet

 

Complaints Leaflet - SWCCG



 
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