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The Burbage SurgeryTel: 01455 634879
Wolvey Surgery Tel: 01455 221331
Sapcote SurgeryTel: 01455 634879
Sharnford SurgeryTel: 01455 634879
IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ
NOTICE TO PATIENTS REGARDING CORONAVIRUS
We are aware many patients are anxious about the change in guidance from July 19th, and whether they should be wearing a face mask or not. We would like to commit to our continued efforts to safeguard our staff and patients and will be asking for the continued use of masks in all environments at the Practice, including the waiting room, reception, clinical spaces and administrative spaces. May we thank you in advance for your co-operation .
OUR TELEPHONES ARE BUSIER THAN USUAL BUT WE WILL ANSWER YOUR CALL AS SOON AS WE ARE ABLE.
WOLVEY, DISPENSARY HAS NOW RE-OPENED. DELIVERIES FOR HOUSEBOUND PATIENTS ONLY WILL CONTINUE ON THURSDAY AFTERNOONS. SAPCOTE, AND SHARNFORD SURGERIES REMAIN CLOSED. PLEASE CONTACT BURBAGE SURGERY ON 01455 634879 FOR ENQURIES.
PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE
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MB ChB, Leicester 1993, DFFP, DPD (Senior Partner)
GP with a Special Interest in Dermatology
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MB ChB, Leicester 1996, MRCGP, DipENT (Partner)
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The nurses are responsible for a wide range of services within the practice including chronic disease management, new patient registrations, health promotion clinics, blood tests, cervical smears, childhood immunisations and injections required for travelling. They will always offer advice should you wish to discuss any problem with them and provide a valuable support service to our doctors. Our practice nurses also provide a chaperone service during examinations. Childhood immunisations are carried out at the surgery each Tuesday afternoon).
Our healthcare assistants run Warfarin clinics at Burbage and Wolvey surgeries. Patients taking warfarin will be invited to attend the surgery as required to have a blood test. Since May 2009 warfarin monitoring has been transferred from George Eliot Hospital to Burbage Surgery. Our healthcare assistants also provides phlebotomy and support to Dr Thomason in his ENT clinic.
Wendy will be pleased to answer any query you may have about the administration of the surgery or any other aspect of your health care. Should you have any comments, criticisms or complaints concerning the surgery, she will be pleased to talk to you. We are continually looking at ways of improving our service to our patients and welcome any suggestions patients may wish to make.
A phlebotomy service is available Monday to Friday mornings at Burbage and Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at Wolvey for patients requiring a blood test. We also have a community phlebotomist for patients who are unable to get to the surgery. Appointments for both may be made via the reception at the surgery.
Our receptionists are trained to do a difficult job well. Please remember that if you are kept waiting or seem to be asked one or two questions, they are carrying out surgery policy, which is aimed at making the practice run smoothly. They do have to judge the urgency of requests so please try to give the information they require. They should deal with all patients in a polite, respectful and courteous manner and we expect our patients to treat our staff in the same way. All staff are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the doctors and nurses. The Prafctice Manager would be happy to speak to any patient about the service offered by our reception team.
Abigail is based at Leicester Royal Infimary and works with our GP's to provide antenatal and postnatal care and advice to our pregnant ladies.
Our health visitor, Diane Oldham, is a trained nurse who has undertaken further training to obtain the Health Visiting Qualification. As an advisor on childcare and family problems, the Health Visiting team work in the community with the family doctors.
They are notified of births, and they visit from Day 10-14 after birth. They maintain contact thereafter by further home visits and monitor all children up to the age of 5 years, co-ordinating Child Health Surveillance checks and mum’s postnatal check. They also carry out developmental checks and hold Baby Clinics at the Hinckley East Children’s Centre, Granville Road, Hinckley on a Wednesday afternoon by appointment only.
An appointment may be made by telephoning 01455 441980.