Smear Campaign: Chance to Win!
January 2019

image1 in 4 people delay smear tests because of embarassment. Early detection saves lives. Are you one of the 400 patients due a smear test? If so, please attend by the end of April 2019 for your chance to win a prize kindly donated by Frenchies and MDA. A smear test takes 5 minutes, the impact of cervical cancer lasts a lifetime. Please don't be afraid or embarased to attend. Smear tests can help prevent cervical cancer.

Disclaimer: Please note that these prizes are kindly donated by third party organisations. James Street Family Practice is not affiliated in any way to these organisations. We are neither promoting nor endorsing the products on offer.

James Street Family Practice Smear Campaign Prize Draw

Listening Clinic
January 2019

imageLincolnshire 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

GP Retirement
October 2018

imageWe are sorry to announce that Dr Patricia Stovin will be retiring from the Practice on the 16th of December 2018. Dr Stovin would like to express her thanks and gratitude at having had the privilege of looking after such a wonderful set of patients over many years. She has thoroughly enjoyed working with everyone at the practice and wishes both patients and staff all the very best for the future. We know that you will all join us in thanking her for her many years of service to the community.

Drs Ko, Mathew, Henderson, Waddoups and Amer will remain as partners at James Street Family Practice and continue her legacy. As well as our long standing team of GP’s, Nurses and Admin you will see some new faces in January 2019 and we hope you will make them feel welcome. I am sure you will join with us in wishing Dr Stovin a long and happy retirement.

Dispensary Changes
June 2018

imageWe 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
February 2018

imageJames 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


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