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Services

PRACTICE NURSE APPOINTMENTS

Tuesday , Wednesday and Friday

You can make an appointment with the Practice Nurse for any of these services:-

Blood and Urine tests Dressings, Removal of stitches

Travel immunisations Childhood Immunisations

Ear Syringing Cervical Smears

Contraceptive Advice Monitoring of Coronary Heart Disease & High Blood Pressure

Monitoring of: Asthma, Diabetes, COPD and Chronic Kidney Disease

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT APPOINTMENTS

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday - 8:30am—12:30pm

You can make an appointment with the Health Care Assistant for any of these services:-

Blood tests and Urine Tests New Patients Checks ECG

Well Woman/Well Man Checks Flu and Pneumonia Vaccinations

ENQUIRIES AND RESULTS

Blood and urine tests are sent to the hospital for processing. When the results are returned to us they are checked by the doctors and you will be advised if any of your results are unusual in any way. If you have not heard from us and would like to know the results of your test, please leave it about 2 weeks before you contact us. This ensures the results will have been returned and checked. Our reception staff are only able to give out results to the patient concerned, and after they have been checked by the Doctor. Please phone after 3pm for your results.

REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS

If you are prescribed regular medication, your Doctor may sanction a repeat facility. This enables you to obtain further prescriptions by returning the prescription counterfoil to Reception, either into the box on the counter or by post. Each item you require must be marked with a tick in the box next to the drug on the counterfoil. If nothing is marked we assume nothing is required. If you are on regular medication that is not listed on the counterfoil, you may need to discuss this with a doctor. A telephone appointment may suffice for this.

Please allow at least two working days for the processing of your request. Prescriptions can then be collected after 3pm. If you live more than 1 mile from the nearest chemist we are able to dispense your prescription in the surgery within 3 working days – please ask for more information about this. If you do not live more than 1 mile from a chemist you can either collect your prescription from the practice or arrange for your prescription to be collected by a pharmacy, so that you can pick up your medication from them. We normally issue sufficient medication for at least a month, so we may query an early request for another prescription.

Repeat prescriptions can also be ordered on line through our website using the secure SystmOne online facility. You first need to obtain a Username and Password from Reception and will need to show photo ID.

MINOR SURGERY

After discussion with a doctor and by appointment, minor operations can be performed at the surgery.

TRAVEL VACCINATIONS

Please click the link below for access to further information about how to obtain travel vaccinations.

Travel Vaccinations Form

COMMUNITY SERVICES

District Nurses - A team of Community Nurses are based at Calverton Health Centre. Please contact the surgery if you require a district Nurse.

Health Visitor - A team of Health Visitors who can give advice on all children related matters are also based at Calverton Health Centre. The Health Visitors can be contacted on 0115 965 2610

Midwives - A team of Midwives are based at Park House Medical Centre. If you require the services of a Midwife please contact them directly on 0115 961 7616.

Park House Phlebotomy Clinic– If you are unable to see our Health Care Assistant to have you blood taken, you can visit the Phlebotomy clinic at Park House Medical Centre, Burton Road, Gedling. To make an appointment to have your blood taken at Park House, please call 0115 9617616.

Carers

The practice is working closely with Carers Federation to identify, inform and support our carers.

Your practice carer champion is: Rachel White. Rachel can give you more information on where you can gain support.

You are a carer if you provide unpaid support to a family member, neighbour or friend. They could need support because they are ill, frail, disabled or have a mental health or substance misuse problem.

You are still a carer if you:

  • don't live with the person you care for
  • are not the only person providing care to someone
  • are not related to the person you care for
  • are in receipt of carers allowance

It is important to let your practice know that you are a carer. There are lots of benefits to registering with your GP as a carer. If you care for somebody or have a carer please contact reception on 0115 9663633 and we can make a record of this.

Some important contacts for carers

Nottinghamshire Carers Hub - Are you, or is someone you know, providing much-needed care for a loved one? If so, get free access to a range of support and services – right when you need it most. Carers Trust East Midlands provide timely, personalised information and support via the Nottinghamshire Carers Hub to make caring for a loved one easier. For more information visit http://www.carerstrustem.org/hub or contact them on 0115 824 8824.

Nottinghamshire County Council - If you informally care for someone who lives in Nottinghamshire County Council area you have the right to ask for a carer’s assessment, this will look at the impact caring has on you and the support you may need, The assessment is about you, not the person you care for. For more information visithttp://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/care/adult-social-care/carers/support-for-carersor contact them on 0300 500 80 80.

Young Carers - You are a young carer if you are aged between 5 and 25 and provide case, assistance and support to someone else in your family. To get support you will need to complete a young carer’s assessment. There are a range of support options which can be offered.For more information contact 01623 433500 or email to early.help@nottscc.gov.uk

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Location & Contact

Jubilee Park Medical Partnership
Lowdham Medical Centre
Francklin Road
Lowdham
Nottinghamshire
NG14 7BG
Tel: 0115 9663633

NG14 7BG
Opening Hours

Monday: 08:00 – 18:30
Tuesday: 08:00 – 18:30
Wednesday: 08:00 – 18:30
Thursday: 08:00 – 12.30
Friday: 08:00 – 18:30

Please note that Jubilee Park at Lowdham is closed on a Thursday afternoon, our Carlton branch will be open.