A massive thank you!

To all the patients, farmers, staff. We at Old Leake Medical Centre would like to extend our thanks to you all for your help, support and patience during the challenging last few days. I think we have all seen some truly inspiring acts of selflessness and community spirit. Thank you all!!

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Important update

With immediate effect, Old Leake Medical Centre will no longer be providing ear syringing services. Patients may still speak to a clinician but they will either be prescribed the appropriate self administering ear drops or in severe cases be referred to the local Ears, Nose and Throat clinic (ENT). We have stopped providing this service […]

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Improved patient access. Evening appointments available

As part of improving patient access to appointments Old Leake Medical Centre now provide a limited amount of telephone and face to face evening appointments after 6.30pm  on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. For more information please ask the practice receptionists. Further information is available at www.england.nhs.uk/gpaccess

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Training days

The surgery will be closed from 1pm on Thursday 26th April 2018 for important staff training. The surgery will also be closed from 1pm for staff training on the following dates: Thursday 17th May, Thursday 21st June, Thursday 19th July.  

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DNAs (Did Not Attend Appointments)

In November of 2017 there were 160 patients who Did Not Attend their appointment with a Clinician, resulting in 26 hours and 30 Minutes of wasted clinical time. Please help us to help you by always cancelling an appointment you are unable to attend or no longer need, we are then able to offer this appointment to another […]

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New look for surgery website

We’ve given our surgery website a fresh new look! The new design helps you find all the information you need quickly and easily, including opening times, how to make an appointment and how to order your repeat prescriptions. We hope you enjoy looking around our new site. If you have any feedback or ideas that can help […]

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Outpatient Appointments

It has been brought to our attention that Pilgrim Hospital Outpatient department do not send patients their appointment details until one week before the appointment date. This has been raised with the Clinical Commissioning Group and is being investigated. Please do not ask the practice to chase your appointment as we are just told that […]

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New Enhanced Data Sharing Model

Our Clinical software company are changing the way your medical record can be shared depending on your expressed consent. In simple terms this new data sharing model requires you to decide if you consent, or not, to the following: Sharing Out” consent – which allows information from the GP record to be available in the […]

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Patient Practice Group

Would you like to have a say about the services provided at The Medical Centre? We appreciate that not everyone has the time to give to attend meetings so we are setting up a “Virtual” Practice Group in addition to our existing group. This is an email community of patients allowing you to give your […]

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SMS Service

We have just launched a texting service to remind you of your appointments, new services etc. If you would like to sign up to this service please complete a sms consent form or write into the practice, (including an up to date mobile number) giving us your consent.

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