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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.

Repeat Prescriptionsorange_pills

Patients on long-term medication who have been approved for repeat prescriptions have a number of options open to them when it comes to re-ordering:

  • Drop off - put your repeat slip in the box provided in front of the dispensary/reception at Sleaford (or use the post box.
  • By Post - send it to us with a stamped addressed envelope if you want us to post it back to you.
  • By Fax - to 01529 460087 (Heckington) / 01529 305589 (Sleaford).
  • Online - follow the link at the top of this page.

We do not accept telephone ordering of repeat prescriptions

Dispensary Opening Times 

The dispensary at Heckington is open between 08:30 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:30.

Please note we are a 28 day prescribing practice. For urgent medication queries outside of surgery hours please ring 111.

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication have to see either a doctor or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications.  A medication review form (pink slip) will be attached to your medication when the review is due.  Please present this form at reception when booking your medication review appointment to ensure you are seen by the right clinician.

  Please allow 72 WORKING HOURS between requesting and collecting your medication.

If you request over a Bank Holiday then the 72 hours starts from the day that the Surgery reopens.

 
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