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Repeat prescriptions in South and South West Lincolnshire

Understanding the changes that could affect you from 1st February 2018

With effect from 1st February your Pharmacy will no longer be able to order your repeat prescriptions on your behalf.

For more information regarding this change please click here.

Community Surgical Scheme

The Deepings Practice has a purpose built level 3 surgical theatre offering community based surgical procedures, provided through the Community Surgical Scheme in Lincolnshire. 

Practice Building

Delivering care that is more accessible and convenient within a relaxing and familiar environment. 

All procedures performed by suitably qualified General Practitioners and hospital consultants

Excellent Patient Care and experience

Fully-equipped day case theatre

Friendly professional staff

Free Parking

We offer a range of procedures and treatments, all bookable through the NHS e-Referral Service, and include:

Trigger Finger / Thumb                             Ingrown Toenail Excision

Carpal Tunnel Release                             Cyst / Lipoma Excision

Steroid Injection                                        Ulna Nerve Entrapment

Ganglion Excision (any site)                     Eyelid Cyst Excision

Morton’s Neuroma                                    Vasectomy

Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCC) low risk* (see below for criteria)

We also provide Community based Ultrasound Scans.


*Criteria for Low Risk BCC


If the lesion is:

  • located below the clavicle (that is, not on the head or neck)
  • less than 1 cm in diameter with clearly defined margins
  • not a recurrent BCC following incomplete excision
  • not a persistent BCC that has been incompletely excised according to histology
  • not morphoeic, infiltrative or basosquamous in appearance
  • not located:
    • over important underlying anatomical structures (for example, major vessels or nerves)
    • in an area where primary surgical closure may be difficult (for example, digits or front of shin)
    • in an area where difficult excision may lead to a poor cosmetic result
    • at another highly visible anatomical site (for example, anterior chest or shoulders) where a good cosmetic result is important to the patient.

If the BCC does not meet the above criteria, or there is any diagnostic doubt, following discussion with the patient they should be referred to a member of the LSMDT.


If the patient is:

  • aged 24 years or younger (that is, a child or young adult)
  • immunosuppressed or has Gorlin’s syndrome

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