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Extended Access to Appointments 

The IMP Federation (of which Abbey Medical Practice is a part of) is pleased to be able to offer patients access to routine GP appointments at evenings and weekends.     The new service is part of an extended access service which has been commissioned by NHS Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group.

The appointments will also be available on bank holidays and across the Easter, Christmas and New Year periods.

Extended hours appointments are for pre-bookable non-urgent appointments.

For urgent matters at evenings and weekends, patients will continue to access the GP Out of Hours Services at Lincoln County Hospital via NHS 111 or the Minor Injuries Unit at John Coupland Hospital.

 

PLEASE NOTE   -  If a patient wishes to attend an extended hours appointment, they will need to travel to another local GP practice or a central GP practice hub and will not see their own GP.

Ultimately, this is about allowing a patient to see a GP or practice nurse at a time that is convenient to them.

 

To arrange an appointment or for more information on when and where appointments are available, speak to a member of the Reception Team or call the practice on 01522 530334

New Prescription Line

Due to the increased number of prescriptions we are trialling a 24 hour repeat prescription line.   

This can be accessed the same way as before - dial the normal practice number and Option 2 for prescriptions.   You will automatically be transferred to the answer machine.   Please leave a message stating your NAME, DATE OF BIRTH, address and telephone number followed by the NAME OF THE MEDICATION you require.    Please speak clearly and spell anything unusual.   If we cannot hear the message we cannot generate your prescription !

Use of Arboretum Premises 

We are now able to use some of the rooms at the Arboretum Practice - which is only across the road from us.    Please check which building your appointment is in.  

GREAT NEWS -     We have received our CQC report after the Inspection on 31st May and have been graded as GOOD

click here for full report  https://www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/new_reports/AAAF3796.pdf

New Health Visiting Website

Lincolnshire Health Visiting Service

A new website has been launched by Lincolnshire Community Health Services which gives information to parents and carers.   Click on the link above.

Staff Training Days - To enable our doctors and staff to be kept up to date - the surgery is closed in the afternoon on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.   See List below 

Bank Holiday Closings - The surgery will be closed for the Bank Holidays - see dates below 

Welcome

Access all Areas - If you are already registered for online services. Please use the link below to order your repeat prescription or make an appointment.Hello and welcome to the Abbey Medical Practice website.    We have packed it full of useful information in a very easy to use format with the added benefit of several online functions.   If you are new to the area, have a look at our opening times.  To request access to online services, please come into the practice with photographic ID and you will be issued with a unique User Name and Password.

Existing patients can enjoy access to our wide range of services at the touch of a button.    

You are able to order a Repeat Prescription or Book online without leaving your home and view your Summary Care Record (SCR) which contains details of your medication and Allergies. 


Your Health in Safe Hands

The team are here to provide all patients with a professional and caring healthcare experience in friendly and personal surroundings. With discretion and confidentiality guaranteed your welfare is safe, secure and in good hands.

Dates when the Practice will be closed during 2018:

 

  

Monday 28 May 2018

Spring Bank Holiday

Tuesday 16 June 2018

Closed afternoon only (after 1300hrs) for Staff Training

 

Monday 27 August 2018

Summer Bank Holiday (closed)

 

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Closed afternoon only (after 1300hrs) for Staff Training

 

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Closed afternoon only (after 1300hrs) for Staff Training

 

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Closed afternoon only (after 1300hrs) for Staff Training

 

Tuesday 18 December 2018

Closed afternoon only (after 1300hrs) for Staff Training

 

Tuesday 25 December 2018

Christmas Day

 

Wednesday 26 December 2018

Boxing Day

 

Monday 02 January 2019

New Year's Day

 

 

(Site updated 17/09/2018)
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