Washingborough Family Practice
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
The Practice is now operating a new telephone system, so please make a note of our new telephone number:
We are now making appointments for patients who are eligible to have their Flu Vaccination. The appointments are available from Wednesday 24th September 2014. To make an appointment or to see if you are eligible for a free flu vaccine, please call Reception on 01522 303600.
On Line / Additional Services
The Practice offers a number of On-Line services which may be of interest to Patients:
- Systm On Line - Patients can book appointments and order repeat medication on line
- Systm On Line for Under 14's - Parents can now book appointments for their child on line and order repeat medication
To apply for the above services, please speak to our Reception Team who will be more than happy to help. We just need a form completing and need to see some ID for the person applying.
Other available services include:
- Text Message reminders - We can send you a text to comfirm a booking of an appointment and also to remind you that you have an appointment booked (you will receive a tect message the day before your appointment) - to apply, simply pop in and fill a form in.
- Electronic Prescription Service - We are now able to send precsriptions electronically to your chosen Pharmacy - to enable us to do this for you, we just need to know which is your preferred Pharmacy.
There is good access for the disabled to all of our consultation rooms.
The practice is taking part in a new NHS service, called Risk Profiling, that helps your GP to spot whether you need more help to manage your health.
Please see the attached poster for full information. If you do not want you information used for this service then please fill in one of our opt out forms and return it to the practice.
Risk Profiling Poster
Risk Profiling Opt Out Form
As from 01/09/2014 we are able to offer the shingles vaccine to eligible patients. If you were born on or between:
02/09/1943 to 01/09/1944
02/09/1935 to 01/09/1936
02/09/1934 to 01/09/1935
you may be entitled to the vaccine. Please call us on 01522 303600 to see if you are eligible and to book an appointment.
More information can be found at : www.shinglesaware.co.uk
Make sure you keep warm and well if there is a Power Cut. See attached poster for more info and details on how to join the Priority Services Register for free.
Keep Warm Poster.pdf
(Site updated 01/12/2014)