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FEBRUARY 2019. 

A warm welcome to Mrs Irene Chester who has joined our team as a phlebotomist. Initially she will be working at our Sleaford site on Thursday and Friday mornings .From 4/2/19 she will also be offering a Wednesday morning service at Heckington .

Also a warm welcome to Julie Read who has re-located from Norfolk and will be working in the Dispensary .

 

 

PLEASE help us to help you;

Please be aware that if you are 10 minutes late then you will be asked to re-book or sit and wait so that patients that arrive on time can be seen.

Please be aware that if you do not attend appointments on multiple occasions then you will first receive a letter and then asked to re-register at an alternative practice.

Please be aware that any prescription advice given from a hospital appointment can take 7 days to process but you may also be asked to be seen if the clinician needs to discuss further.

Please be aware that this Practice has not yet signed up to the Electronic Prescription Service so cannot process requests from online pharmacies.

 

Please note the next Practice Training afternoon is on TBC.

 

 

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

The first of this years Medical Students from Nottingham University Medical School will be here on 15/7/19

Mrs Jayne Ball will now be our Practice Co-ordinating Manager. This is a new both exciting and evolving role to link all of our Departments together.

 

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.Three days a week physiotherapy also in the former police station[Tuesdays,Thursdays and Fridays].Any appointments for this service will need to be made after an initial Clinican[Doctor or Nurse Practitioner]  assessment.

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Please download the form below, fill out your details and hand it in at reception.

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There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

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  • Carers Support Information and contact details for Lincolnshire contact 01522 812830

  • Action for young carers

    For support for young carers call on 01205 358834

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
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Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

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Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.



 
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