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A new website and app have been launched in Lincolnshire to help people find the most appropriate health care service for their medical needs.

The ASAPLincs website and app has been built using the very latest attendance data from Lincolnshire’s emergency departments.

For more information go to https://www.asaplincs.nhs.uk/


Seasonal Flu Vaccination

Are you a registered patient of the Deepings Practice? Are you, or is your child an "At Risk" patient?

This Year our Saturday Flu Clinics will be held on:

  • 29th September
  • 13th October
  • 3rd November

The Department of Health recommends that all "At Risk" patients in the following categories are advised to have an influenza vaccination.

Patients aged sixty-five and over or adults and children with any of the following:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Splenectomy
  • Chronic Neurological Disease
  • Morbidly Obese
  • Immuno-suppression
  • Chronic Renal Disease.

Also eligible are main carers for the elderly or disabled.

In order to arrange an appointment please ring:

Market Deeping Reception 01778 579000 (if registered at Market Deeping) or Glinton Surgery 01733 252246 (if registered at Glinton) or book online (if registered for Emis Access)
Weekday clinics are also available Flu Clinics

Please Note when booking: Children’s nasal vaccination (under 18) are not available until mid-October.

Deeping and Glinton Volunteer Car Scheme

This scheme is for the benefit of the people of The Deepings and surrounding villages who are registered with Deeping Medical Practice, particularly those who have no transport of their own or cannot use public transport.

We are in need of volunteer drivers, if you have time to spare and are a car owner then please contact Alan or Gordon on 07858373912 between 2 and 4 pm for an application form and a chat, forms also available at the Market Deeping Health Centre, please ask at reception. Driver’s expenses are covered as a small charge is made in line with HMRC rates.


Vacancies

We are currently looking for a Maternity GP Locum (8 sessions/wk), Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Practice Nurse (up to 37 hrs/wk) and a Health Care Support Worker (30 hrs/wk).  For further information please click here.

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Patient Access - Nominated Pharmacy

Following the re-launch of Patient Access Online Services you will have noticed a new area for nominated Pharmacy.  This is not a mandatory field and you do NOT have to complete it, you can in fact just click "Not Now" to bypass the question.

If you wish to continue collecting your prescription from the practice you can also delete the nominated pharmacy via your profile page.

For further information on Nominating a Pharmacy in Patient Access please read the following guide from EMIS Health:

Patient Access - Nominated Pharmacy


Enhanced SMS Text Messaging Service

We have recently enabled a more enhanced SMS Text messaging service in the practice.

This new enhanced service will allow you to cancel those appointments that you can no longer attend by simply replying CANCEL to the appointment confirmation/reminder text message instead of having to call the practice.

In addition to this, we will able to send you updates on the annual health checks, when you medication review is due, when your prescription is ready for collection or if there is a problem with a prescription request saving you from unnecessary visits to the practice.

If you have a mobile phone, are over 16 and would like to receive SMS messages then please complete the consent form below and hand it in at reception.

If you would like to opt-in to receive SMS Text Messages, please complete the relevant form below and return it to reception:

Over 16s SMS Consent Form

Under 13s SMS Consent Form

For now, this service is not available for 13 to 15 year olds, although they will be able to re-register in their own right from their 16th birthday.


What GDPR will mean for Patients

For more information please view the Practice Privacy Statement.

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