Please note that Dr Somasundaram and Dr Govani will both be leaving the practice at the end of November 2019.
We are pleased to inform you that Dr Shevki will joining the practice as a salaried GP on 9th December 2019 and he will take over the care of patients currently registered with Dr Somasundaram.
We are also pleased to inform you that Dr Gnanakumar will be joining the practice as a Locum GP on 3rd December 2019 and he will take over the care of the patients currently registered with Dr Govani until this vacancy is filled.
28th November 2019
FLU VACCINATION CAMPAIGN 2019
Nasal Flu Update - Due to a shortage, nasal flu invites will be slightly delayed
All patients registered for Patient Access (online appointment booking and prescription ordering) and eligible to receive a free NHS flu jab, you can now book your flu jab online!
More info about the eligibility to receive a free vaccine can be found here
If you prefer to contact the practice by telephone to book your appointment we would kindly ask you to call the appointments line after 10.30
THE DEEPING AND GLINTON
PATIENTS’ PARTICIPATION GROUP
Are you interested in finding out more about the Deepings Health Centre?
Would you like to assist us in shaping the future of the Practice to improve your patient experience?
Would you like to influence the development of local health services?
We would like you to tell us your experiences of the practice so that we can strive to improve the services we provide?
We want our registered patients to have a voice and patient participation is a great way for patients and GP surgeries to work together to improve services, promote health and participate in decision making in the NHS.
If you would be interested in joining our Patient Participation Group, please contact the practice on 01778 579000 and leave your details: a member of the PPG will call you back.
For more information and details of meeting agendas, please click here
We need to know what you think
SHOULD I SEE A G.P. OR A NURSE
This is a question that we get asked alot
The aim is to have our patients seen quickly and by the most appropriate clinician, thereby also freeing up G.P. appointments.
We hope the information shown will help you to understand why you will be booked with one of our nurse practitioners in the first instance if appropriate.
Our Nurse Practitioners can prescribe medication and also make onward referrals (if required).
Below is a snap shot of what our Nurse Practitioners are able to treat;
Asthma diagnosed / Abdominal pain / Back Pain / Breast Lump or Breast Pain / Burns / Cellulitis - inflamed / Chest infection/shortness of breath / Colds / Conjunctivitis / Coughs / Diarrhoea / Constipation / Dizziness / Ear infections / Eye/Visual problems / Gout / Haemorrhoids/Piles / Hay Fever / Headache (not migraine) / Head lice / Indigestion- not child / In growing Toenails (infected) / Joint sprains / Morning After Pill / Oral thrush / Rashes / Reflux- not child / Shingles / Skin infections / Sore throats / Tonsillitis / Urinary tract infections / Vaginal thrush / Vomiting
THE DEEPINGS PRACTICE
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.