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PATIENT NOTICE

Please note that there will be no surgeries held at the Glinton branch surgery on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd August whilst we refurbish the consulting rooms. 

Patients registered at Glinton can access services at Market Deeping during this time.

The Glinton reception desk and Dispensary will be open as normal.

Thank you for your patience during this time.

Dr M Akram - Chairman - The Deepings Practice

What happens when you have been referred to see a specialist?

The BMA, NHS England, and the National Association for Patient Participation have developed a patient leaflet which describes what patients can expect if their GP refers them to see a specialist or consultant, at a hospital or a community centre.

The leaflet also provides a helpful checklist for patients to use before they leave hospital. If you are unsure about any of the questions in the checklist, please make sure you discuss them with a member of staff before you leave hospital.

Download the leaflet from the NHS website

The BMA patient liaison group has also created a guide on hospital discharge which documents patients', carers' and doctors' perspectives of hospital discharge. The guide includes stories about good and bad experiences to illustrate the importance of sensitive and timely 'joined-up-working' to facilitate a smooth transfer of care for patients leaving hospital.

 
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