Moor LaneNorth HykehamLincoln, LN6 9AYTel: 01522 500240
Our practice nurse and health care assistant are on duty during surgery hours and see patients for routine procedures such as dressings, ear syringing and general advice. They are able to discuss issues of health promotion and chronic disease monitoring eg diabetes.
What we offer:
A full range of services is provided, including fitting of coils, emergency contraception, nexplanon implant etc.
Any patient between the ages of 16 and 74 who has not attended a consultation with the practice in the last 3 years can request a general consultation. Patients over 75 who have not participated in a consultation in the last 12 months can also request a consultation. This can take place in the patients home if, in the reasonable opinion of the practice, it would be inappropriate for the patient to attend the practice premises. New patients are also offered a health check with the Health Care assistant.
This is held every Wednesday afternoon by appointment. The clinic is run by the Community Midwife.
Following a GP appointment.
Postnatal checks are undertaken by appointment with the doctors.
These are recommended for all women between 25 and 64 years. These checks are recommended at a three yearly interval between the ages of 25 – 50 years and five yearly between 50 – 64 years.
A weekly baby clinic is held on Thursday morning from 10:30 – 12:00. Child development checks are carried out by the GP at six weeks and eight months by appointment in a normal surgery time.
Immunisation protection is available against Diphtheria, Tetanus, Poliomyelitis, Whooping Cough, Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Meningitis C, Hib and Pneumococcal. These are carried out by the Practice Nurse by appointment on a Thursday morning from 10:30 – 12:00. If this is not convenient vaccinations can be given during normal surgery times by arrangement.
We offer confidential treatment to all teenagers including contraceptive advice.
If you would like to stop smoking please give your details to the Receptionist.
If routine vaccinations and travel immunisations are required, please enquire at reception. You will then be advised of the vaccinations you need and an appointment can be made with the practice nurse. We advise you to arrange your appointment 3 months in advance of your travel to discuss requirements.
Ours Doctors perform minor surgery in our fully equipped treatment room. We do not treat anything that requires general anaesthesia but will do lumps and bumps removal as well as warts etc. Please ask the reception staff for more information.
This is usually silent and produces no symptoms until a disaster happens. We recommend at least three – yearly blood pressure screening, with follow –up if high blood pressure is found.
All men can attend for an annual check with the nursing team. This includes advice on testicular self-examination, diet, exercise, alcohol intake, blood pressure, urine and weight checks. If you have not had one, please make an appointment. If you have family history of heart disease or stroke we will also check your cholesterol level and advise you.
Clinics are held to promote good health and prevent complications for our patients with chronic diseases. Please attend your check when contacted by the practice as it is only by working together that we can ensure your condition is managed effectively.
WE offer this service, ordinarily in October – December, for both patients aged 65 and over and patients under 65 who have certain medical conditions. For further information please ask a member of staff.
The practice provides ECGs during normal surgery time. If appropriate a GP will suggest an appointment for an ECG with the nurse.
The practice nurses provide Spirometry and reversibility for patients with breathing problems such as asthma or COPD. They will advise you if Spirometry is required when you attend for your annual respiratory check.
These are commonly known as hearing tests. The assistant practitioner and nurse run the clinics to check peoples hearing at the surgery. Clinics are held in the afternoon As this is when the surgery is quieter and so a more accurate reading can be obtained.
Listed below are services for which fees are payable: Private medicals Pre-Employment medicals Fitness for supporting activities medicals and certificates Private medical care forms Some vaccinations Passports and various other documentation Private certificates HGV medicals
Hepatitis B - £40.00 per vaccine
Rabies - £240.00 per course (3 vaccines)
Yellow Fever - £65.00 per vaccine
Men ACWY - Price on request
Jap B - Price on request
Hepatitis B Blood Test - Price on request
Malaria Tablets - £10.00 Private Prescription
To Whom It May Concern Letter - £20.00
Fitness to Exercise (Gym) Form - £10.00
Private Sick Note - £15.00
Driving Licence - £15.00
Holiday Form - £20.00
Holiday Form (complex) - £40.00
HGV Medical - £90.00
Taxi Medical - £70.00
Adoption Medical (Form AH)- £78.00
Private Prescription - £10.00
Please note we charge for all private prescriptions regardless as to what they are for.
This list is not exhaustive. Please allow 15 working days for completion of private certificates and reports. For any other charges - please ask at Reception
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, we require all travellers to complete a travel questionnaire. The questionnaire allows us to be able to assess the risks of your forth coming arrangements and to give comprehensive trave advice. Please contact reception if you require any further information.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or on the HMRC website.
If you are sick for more than seven days, your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay).
It is up to your employer to decide whether you are incapable of work. A medical certificate, now called a 'Statement of Fitness for Work’ (see below) from your doctor is strong evidence that you are sick and would normally be accepted, unless there is evidence to prove otherwise.
You could also provide evidence from someone who is not a medical practitioner, e.g. a dentist. Your employer will decide whether or not this evidence is acceptable. If your employer has any doubts, they may still ask for a medical certificate from your GP.
The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.
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