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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.

Safe Guarding Children

Worried about a child?

Cruelty to children or child abuse is behaviour that causes significant harm to a child.  It also includes when someone who knowingly fails to prevent serious harm to a child. 

Only a small number of child abuse cases are carried out by a stranger, it is far more likely that the abuser is someone known to the child or a family member - even someone close who you would expect to trust! 

Abuse happens in all walks of life, but children growing up in a violent home or one where the parents/carers misuse drugs or alcohol are particularly at risk.

Types of cruelty

A child who is being abused may experience more than one type of cruelty.  Abuse can be physical(e.g. inflicting pain), sexual (e.g. direct or indirect), or emotional (e.g. humiliating them).  It can be in the form of neglectdiscriminationharassment or bullying.

What children and young people can do

  • Stay safe both inside and outside the home.
  • Know their full name, address and telephone number.
  • Always ask a parent/carer before going off with anyone.
  • You need never doing anything you don't want with an adult or child, even if you know them.
  • Children should know they can tell a trusted adult about abuse or if they are concerned about another person being abused.

Child Line (UK's free and confidential helpline for children and young people)   -    

0800 1111 

How you can protect children from abuse

  • You can understand the seriousness and consequences of child abuse, and recognise the signs (e.g. bruises, change in behaviour, becoming unusually dirty or hungry).
  • Be someone a child can turn to.  Listen and reassure them.
  • Support a friend or family member struggling with parenthood.
  • Every action counts.  If you have concerns, there is someone who will listen. 

You can contact:

Social Services Lincolnshire 01522 782111 (Out of hours 01522 782333)

                             Leicestershire 0116 3050004 (Out of hours 0116 2551606)

                             Nottinghamshire 0300 5008080 (Out of hours 0300 4564546)

Police - Lincolnshire  01522 805775

              Leicestershire 0116 2222222

              Nottinghamshire 0300 3009999

Free 24hr NSPCC Child Protection line - 0808 8005000.            NSPCC

Remember if it's an emergency, dial 999



 
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