Practice Vacancies

Practice Vacancies We currently have the following posts available at the Practice: Data Quality Administrator Data Quality Clerk Healthcare Assistant These posts are all full-time (37.5H) Please be aware that working from different locations and weekend working may be requirement for the above posts. For further information, or to request an application form and job […]

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Diabetes Prevention Week 16 – 22 April 2018

Diabetes Prevention Week 16 – 22 April 2018 People across Lincolnshire are being urged to learn more about the risks of diabetes during Diabetes Prevention Week, which runs from April 16 to 22 and aims to make people more aware of the risks of Type 2 diabetes. In Lincolnshire, 50,000 people are living with diabetes, […]

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**NEW APPOINTMENT SYSTEM LAUNCHES 16TH APRIL 2018**

From Monday 16th April 2018 our new appointment system launches. Developed in partnership with the Beacon Medical Practice Patient Participation Group, based on Patient feedback. How does the new appointment system work?   From 8:50am each morning (Monday to Friday*) our GPs and Clinical Practitioners will operate a “sit and wait” clinic. From 8:00am each […]

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World Parkinson’s Day – Wednesday 11th April 2018

World Parkinson’s Day – Wednesday 11th April 2018 With World Parkinson’s Awareness Day, the charity Parkinson’s UK uses the opportunity to: reach more people affected by the condition raise funds for vital research into better treatments change public attitudes towards Parkinson’s raise awareness of the services and support available to anyone affected by the condition To […]

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Bower Cancer Awareness Month: 1st -30th April 2018

Bower Cancer Awareness Month: 1st -30th April 2018 April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month: Bowel cancer is very treatable but the earlier it is diagnosed, the easier it is to treat. People whose cancer is diagnosed at an early stage have a much higher chance of successful treatment than those whose cancer has become more […]

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Be Clear on Cancer – Blood in Pee

Be Clear on Cancer – ‘Blood in Pee’: 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 […]

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Save money on NHS prescription charges

Save money on NHS prescription charges with the Prescription Pre-Payment Certificate: Prescription Charges will rise from 1st April 2018. 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 […]

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Seasonal FLU

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 […]

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NEW Antibiotics Don’t Work For Everything Campaign 2017

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 […]

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Lincolnshire’s New Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service

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: […]

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Why does the receptionist need to ask what’s wrong with me?

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 […]

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Introducing our new-look website

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.

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Prescription Charges from 1st April 2018

Prescription Charges from 1st April 2018: 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 […]

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Adverse Weather Update

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 […]

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Adverse Weather Update

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.

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