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Welcome to

Measham Medical Unit

 

Welcome to our website. We hope you find all the information you require.

You can order a repeat prescription or cancel and make appointments online by selecting Online Services at the top of the screen if you have signed up to use your Online Account at the Medical Unit.


Problem with our Telephone Lines

 

We are currently experiencing issues with our Telephone Lines. This is an ongoing problem, which we are trying to solve. 

We apologise for any problems that you may have when attempting to contact the Medical Unit, we hope to resolve this issue as soon as possible.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

 


Before Booking a GP Appointment

Signposting

Before booking an appointment with a GP, ask yourself these three questions:

Can I?

  1. Self-care
  2. Use NHS Choices or similar reputable websites/resources
  3. Seek advice/treatment via a pharmacist

When attempting to book an appointment to see a GP/Nurse Practitioner, you may have our receptionists ask you questions in an attempt to signpost you in the right direction to avoid any unnecessary appointment bookings.

Often patients ask for an appointment with the GP/Nurse Practitioner when sometimes another Health Care Professional or source could deal with the problem more appropriately.

 


Welcome Dr Dawes

 

We would like to give Dr Dawes a warm welcome. He has now joined us on a permanent basis and will be working at the Medical Unit on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.

 


Staff Training: Wednesday 13th March

 

The Medical Unit will be closed for Staff Training on Wednesday 13th March 2019 between 1.00pm - 4.00pm

We apologise for any inconveniences caused.

Thank you.

 


Dispensary Saturday Closure

 

Saturday 9th February 2019 will be the last day the Dispensary is open on a weekend.

It will no longer be open on a Saturday morning from thereafter.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

 

Our weekdays opening hours are:

Monday -         8.30am – 6.00pm

Tuesday -         8.30am – 6.00pm

Wednesday -   8.00am – 6.00pm

Thursday -       8.30am – 6.00pm

Friday -            8.30am – 6.00pm

 

 


Extended Access Appointments

 

You can now see a GP or other Healthcare professionals during:

  • Weekday Mornings:             7.00am – 8.30am
  • Weekday Evenings:             18.00pm – 22.00pm
  • Saturdays & Sundays:         10.00am – 16.00pm

 

To book an appointment, please call the Medical Unit on 01530 270 667. You may be able to get an appointment on the same day if required.

 

Depending on your individual circumstances and symptoms, we may offer you an ‘extended access’ appointment.

Please note however, that these appointments will not be in your usual GP practice and may not be with one of your usual GPs or nurses.

Depending on the reason for your appointment, and if you are in agreement, it may be suitable for you to see an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, instead of a GP.

The clinician you see will be able to access relevant sections of your medical notes and will communicate what has happened during your appointment back to your usual GP practice.

 

These appointments will be available at the following locations:

 

  • Loughborough Urgent Care Centre at Loughborough Community Hospital
  • Coalville Community Hospital
  • Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital

 

If you would like to know more please speak to a member of practice staff.

 

 


 

 FLU CLINICS AT MEASHAM MEDICAL UNIT 2018/19

 

 

If you've not yet had your Flu Jab then please call the Medical Unit to make an appointment.

Alternatively you are more than welcome to come down between 8.00am – 10.30am to sit and wait for a Flu Jab.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A FLU JAB. CATEGORIES ARE AS FOLLOWED:

 

  • DIABETES
  • HEART DISEASE - LIVER DISEASE - KIDNEY DISEASE
  • STROKE/TIA
  • CHRONIC RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS SUCH AS COPD & ASTHMA
  • WEAK IMMUNE SYSTEM - NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS SUCH AS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS OR PARKINSONS DISEASE
  • PREGNANT WOMEN
  • CARERS OF AN ELDERLY OR DISABLED PERSON 

 


The Unit will be closed on the following afternoons for staff training from 1.00pm on:

 

Wednesday 13th March 2019


 

(Site updated 22/03/2019)
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