The NHS Diabetes Diabetes Awareness and Prevention Week will take place 16 – 22 April 2018. The campaign aims to: Raise awareness of diabetes and lifestyle risk Raise awareness of the causes of Type 2 diabetes and the complications associated with it Raise awareness of at risk groups It is estimated that over five million […]
Did you know that blood in your pee could be a sign of bladder or kidney cancer? The current NHS Be Clear on Cancer campaign encourages people to go to their doctor if they notice blood in their pee, even if they only see it once. The chances are it’s nothing serious, but if […]
From 1st April the prescription charge rises to £8.80 for each dispensed item (some items may have more than one charge e.g. elastic hosiery). The prescription charge is a contribution to the NHS. It is not a payment to the surgery or its dispensary and is not related to the cost of your medicine(s). […]
Prescription Charges will rise from 1st April 2018. Did you know that if you pay for your prescriptions and need more than 12 prescribed medicines a year, you could save money with a prescription prepayment certificate. You can buy a 3 month or 12 month certificate. The 12 month certificate can even be paid by […]
Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes. You can catch flu – short for influenza – all year round, but it’s especially common in winter, which is why it’s also known as “seasonal flu”.It’s not the same as the common cold. Flu usually starts more suddenly, is more severe and […]
The use of antibiotics when they are not needed is creating “one of the most dangerous global crises facing the modern world today”, a new campaign is warning. Public Health England (PHE) has launched the new “Keep Antibiotics Working” campaign to tackle the growing resistance to the drugs. TV and radio adverts and posters […]
From July 1st 2017, Patient Non-Emergency Transport Services are changing across Lincolnshire. A new service for the County will be operated by TASL (Thames Ambulance Service Ltd), who aim to provide a quality, professional, experienced and friendly service with a smile! For more information and to check whether you qualify to use the service, click below: […]
Patients sometimes wonder why receptionists need to ask what is wrong with them when they attend or phone the surgery. Hopefully this information from The Royal college of General Practitioners will be able to answer this often debated question. Please click below to find out more. Why does the receptionist need to ask whats wrong […]
Our new website provides all the information you need to help you make best use of the services we offer, as well as health tips and advice on healthy living. Please bookmark it for future reference.
Friday 2nd March: Update Due to the continued adverse weather: Ingoldmells surgery: CLOSED for appointments. OPEN for collection of prescriptions Chapel surgery: CLOSED for appointments. OPEN for collection of prescriptions Skegness surgery: OPEN. As per yesterday, we would advise any patients with pre-booked appointments at Skegness confirm they have not been […]
Update 1st March: Due to the extreme weather today: Ingoldmells surgery: CLOSED Chapel St Leonards: CLOSED for appointments. OPEN for collection of prescriptions Skegness surgery: OPEN for emergencies. For any pre-booked appointments, please check with the surgery before travelling.
All three surgeries remain open at Skegness, Ingoldmells and Chapel St Leonards. Although we are open, for your safety in this adverse weather, we would advise you only visit the surgery if absolutely necessary. If you are unable to attend your appointment, we would request that you please notify us. Please be patient if phoning […]
Please note that we are currently experiencing technical difficulties and due to this we currently have no access to our telephones. We are working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible and thank you for you patience until this is resolved. An update will be posted to the website as soon as the technical […]
Please note that we are experiencing intermittent technical difficulties with our telephone lines. We are working with our service provider to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your patience.