Lincolnshire East CCG will be holding a listening clinic at James Street Family Practice on Tuesday, 29th of January 2019 at 9.00am to 11.00am. Please come along to share your views on your local health services. Please click on the link below for more details:
Listening Clinic Poster
We would like to inform our patients’ that from the 1st July, you will no longer be able to order your repeat prescription by telephone (unless you are a dispensing patient). The ways to order your prescription are:
• Your repeat slip – tick what you would like and hand in to the surgery. May be left in the letter box if you would like to bring in when the surgery is closed.
• On line – register for our online services and you can order your repeats this way. You can also book appointments (see reception for details).
• Chemist – all the local chemists’ offer an ordering service for their patients – please contact them directly for more information.
The dispensary phone line will also change from 1st July. The new times are:
11:00am to 13.00pm and 14.00pm to 16:00pm Monday to Friday.
There will be no answering service outside these times.
Please bear with us while these changes are made. We are making these changes to improve our access to patients’ and continue with our high standard of care.
East Lindsey Extended Access Hub
James Street Family Practice is part of the East Lindsey Extended Access Hub pilot. This is a new service that offers GP appointments outisde of core working hours, making it easier for you to get an appointment at a time that suits you, including evenings, weekends, and bank holidays.
You can now see a GP or other healthcare professional during:
- Weekday evenings between 6.30pm and 8.00pm
- Saturday and Sunday.
The service is located in Louth County Hospital, High Holme Road, Louth LN11 0EU.
These appointments are available in advance and if we cannot offer you an appointment at a suitable time at our surgery, we may be able to book you an appointment with the GP extended access service.
The GP who sees you may not be your regular GP, but with your consent he/she will be able to access your medical records and transfer any information back to us. The GP will be able to offer advice and treatment including prescriptions, blood test requests and referrals on to other services.
Please contact a member of the reception team for more details.
Full CCG Press Release
Lincolnshire Reporter Article
Louth Leader Article
We are delighted to announce that the proposed merger of James Street Family Practice and Kidgate Surgery has been formally approved. The two practices will formally merge as of 1st of April 2018. The merged practice will operate from the James Street Family Practice site.
Refurbishment and extension of James Street Family Practice will begin on the 29th of January 2018 for a period of 16 weeks. Car parking will be severely restricted during the construction period. Patients are advised to use the Northgate East Car Park, which is less than 2 minutes walk from the practice.