In case of emergency please call 07711 596 742

Nursing Services

Practice Nursing Services

Your practice nurse can help with some minor injuries, dressings, immunisations, travel advice, contraception monitoring and will perform ECGs, blood tests and health checks.

The Treatment Room

Open daily 9.00am to 12.00 noon and 1.00pm to 5.45pm. The treatment room is staffed by nurses and nursing assistants who provide a comprehensive range of nursing services:

• ECG’s
• Blood Samples
• Blood Pressure Checks
• Immunisations
• Contraceptive Advice and Monitoring
• Emergency Contraception
• Travel Advice and vaccinations
• Advice on some minor injuries
• Dressings
• Health Checks

Acute Illness Service

We offer a daily nurse led acute illness service. If, after discussion with you, the doctor feels that your problem is suitable he or she can book you in with our specially trained acute illness nurse. The nurse will then take the most appropriate action. This may be advice, treatment or she may arrange an appropriate follow up appointment with another member of the primary healthcare team.

Management of Long Term Conditions

Many of our nurses are trained in the management of long term conditions. These nurses can review and manage diabetes, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic heart disease, hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD). You will be sent a letter if your review is due, or your GP can book your appointment after a telephone consultation.

District Nursing Service

A team of district nurses work from 0900 to 1700 hrs daily. Their services are provided in the home and are primarily for the housebound. They are based at the Bourne Health Clinic, St Gilbert’s Road. Telephone 01778 394185.

Surgical Procedures

Minor Surgery

Minor surgical procedures are performed on the premises by some of the doctors. These are usually done under local anaesthetic and include joint injections, the removal of minor moles, skin tags and small cysts. We can only remove clinically significant lesions (lesions causing a problem) and not merely cosmetic ones.

Your doctor will inform you if he or she feels that you have a condition which is suitable for such surgery.

Please book a routine appointment with your usual doctor who will be able to advise you regarding the most appropriate procedure for your problem.

Contraceptive Devices

Your contraceptive coil or implant can be fitted by many of our GPs. Please speak to your GP to plan your treatment.

Community Surgical Scheme

Your usual GP can refer you to our practice for these services. Our visiting orthopaedic and general surgeons are able to perform procedures under local anaesthetic. The list of procedures they offer is extensive. Examples include:

• Carpal tunnel release
• Vasectomy
• Removal of lumps and skin lesions
• Trigger finger
• Ganglion removal

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SERVICES:

Opening Hours (Mon-Fri):

Appointments:

Surgeries: 8.30am – 6.00pm
– Late Thursday 6.30pm – 8.00pm
– Early Tuesday 7.00am – 8.00am
Reception: 8.15am – 6.00pm

Telephone lines:

8.00am – 6.30pm

Dispensary:

8.30am – 6.00pm

Phlebotomy (Blood Tests):

8.40am to 11.40am (transport of specimens to the lab limits the service times)

Closed Bank Holidays

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