Patient Reference Group

๐Ÿ’ŠPharmacy Patients – Important information๐Ÿ’Š

The way people order their repeat prescriptions is changing. If you normally order your repeat prescriptions directly with the pharmacy then you (or a person nominated on your behalf) will now need to order in one of the following ways:

• Through the national NHS App – Click here for details: NHS app
• Online – Register with the Practice for online services, please speak to a member of the reception team to register.
• In person at your GP practice – Simply tick the medicines you need on the prescription form and post it through the letter box at the front door.
If you have trouble using online services and don’t have a family member, friend or carer able to order prescriptions on your behalf, please contact the Practice.

We are delighted to announce Holbeach Medical Centre has been rated as 'Good' in all areas in our latest CQC inspection. Please follow the link below for further details:

Holbeach Medical Centre CQC inspection results

Report overview


๐Ÿ’‰ Covid Vaccination Boosters ๐Ÿ’‰

We will be commencing covid vaccination boosters in the practice from the end of October.

We will contact patients to offer an appointment, please do not call the surgery.

Alternatively there are appointments available at mass vaccination centres, these may booked online by clicking here: Book your vaccination

๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍โš•๏ธ GP appointment data๐Ÿ‘จ‍โš•๏ธ

You may or may not not be aware that our appointment availability and usage is monitored closely by the NHS. As we want to have transparency for our patients we decided to provide the figures for our surgery from August 2020 - August 2021. We hope you find this interesting/useful.

Appointment data Aug 20-21


A BETTER WAY Suicide Prevention and MensCraft men’s mental health webinars launch this October

HWLincs’ suicide prevention programme ‘A Better Way’ has teamed up with MensCraft – the mental health and wellbeing charity for men and boys – to host a series of free mental health webinars for men.

Three webinars, covering varied and useful wellbeing topics, will be available via Zoom and will be delivered in short, sharp sessions, in a supportive, informal and at times humorous way, to help take the stigma out of talking about mental health.

Ed Roberts from MensCraft will host the webinars with insightful techniques and ideas for improving mental health and sharing experiences into overcoming the fear of opening and discovering how fitness and mindfulness can be of help.

Details for the webinars are as follows:

  • Why we need to talk more… Let’s get talking – 14th October at 11.00am
  • What on earth is mindfulness? – 21st October at 4.30pm
  • Fitness for mental health – 4th November at 11.00am

To book a free place on any of the mental health webinars from A Better Way and MensCraft, visit https://hwlincs.co.uk/talks/ and click on the links provided.  Places are limited and in high demand.

As part of A Better Way, HWLincs is also offering men a one-to-one Offload Central Sessions, which provides men with an opportunity to spend an hour talking through their feelings with a trained councillor in a non-judgemental, supportive and nurturing environment.

To find out how to speak to someone about their mental health or get help for yourself, please visit http://abetterway.site

For further details or more information on any of the above please contact Tom Cassidy at tom@hwlincs.co.uk


๐Ÿค”"Why can't I see a GP?" - An explanation to what is happening in General practice.

During the pandemic we have never closed our doors, or stopped seeing patients face to face. We have however been working differently and we know many of you may be concerned by all the changes, hopefully this video will explain how you can help us to help you. Click below to watch:

Why can't I see a GP?



Flu

๐Ÿ’‰๐Ÿ’‰ NOW BOOKING FLU VACCINATIONS ๐Ÿ’‰๐Ÿ’‰

 
If you are eligible for a flu vaccination- we have already purchased and allocated a vaccine at the practice just for YOU!
 
If you do not come to the practice for your flu vaccination we lose money and it impacts our ability to provide services.
 
Please come and get your flu vaccination at the practice - not just for us - for YOU!
 
We want you to be protected against the most common strains of flu over the autumn/winter period when it strikes.
 
If you are eligible for the flu vaccination this is usually because you are at higher risk of complications should you become ill.
 
The practice is best placed to support you so call us on 01406 423288 after 1pm to book your appointment!

Med3 sick notes - Advice for patients


Econsult


Serving You

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

Partners in Care

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.

Practice Leaflet

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Allocated GPs

All patients have now been allocated a 'named GP'. Please contact the surgery for your named GP.

FFT

Take our Friends and Family Test

Latest CQC reports, September 2021

Inspection report

Inspection evidence table

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