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NOVEMBER 2018.

The Flu Line is now closed but you can still call the reception to book in

Saturday Flu Clinic dates.

 

Sleaford  10/11/18.

Please note that there are 2 flu vaccines this year and if you are over 65 years of age will be receiving a TRIVALENT VACCINE.

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.

A warm welcome to Mrs Tracy Laverick our new Data Administrator . She commences in post on 1/10/18.

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.

We have been allocated 8 Medical Students this year from Nottingham Medical School and the first two will be with us from 17/7/18.

Miss Caitlin Cornish and Mr Max Hollowday will be with us from 5/11/18 to 30/11/18.

 

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.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.

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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