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Latest News

May Bank Holiday Opening Hours

The Practice will be closed on Monday 6th May & Monday 27th May 2019.

If you require medical assistance which cannot wait until the surgery reopens, please dial 111 to be put through to the NHS 111 service.

If you have a life threatening medical emergency, please dial 999.

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Changes to Repeat Prescription Ordering
Ordering Changes

For more information please speak to a member of the reception team or view the information leaflets below;

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Did you know you can request your repeat prescription online and get it sent to a pharmacy of your choice?

To order your repeat prescription(s) online, all you need to do is register for GP Online Services.

Once registered you can have access to:

  • Booking or cancelling appointments online
  • Ordering repeat prescriptions online
  • Viewing your detailed coded record online
  • Viewing test results online

How to register for GP Online Services

To register for GP Online Services at Linden Medical Group you can either bring identification to the practice or we can also register you by asking a series of questions to confirm your identity either Face-to-Face or over the telephone.

To register over the telephone, call: 01536 481734 after 10am.

Click here for more information or speak to a member of the reception team.

Online Services

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Prescribing of Over the Counter Medicines is Changing

How is it changing?

Medicines which are available to buy in a pharmacy or supermarket (over the counter) will no longer be routinely prescribed for the following conditions:

OTC Changes

Why is it changing?
The NHS spends £136 million a year on prescriptions for medicines that can be bought over the counter, such as paracetamol. Reducing the amount the NHS spends on these medicines will mean that more money is available for people with more serious conditions.

How your local pharmacy team can help you?
Pharmacists can give clinical advice and help you choose the most appropriate treatment. If your symptoms suggest it's more serious, they'll ensure you get the care you need.

What if my symptoms don't improve?
Your local Pharmacy team can tell you how long to expect the symptoms of your condition to last. If they haven't improved after this time or you start to feel a lot worse, you should:

  • Go back to the pharmacy for further advice

  • Call NHS111

  • Contact your GP

Click here for more information

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NHS Cervical Screening Campaign

NHS Cervical Screening

For more information visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cervical-screening/ 

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Marie Curie visited Linden Medical Centre and raised £360.00

(w/c 28/01/19)

Marie Curie

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This Facebook page is used to present our patients with up to date news and information about our practice. We will keep it current with any developments or other health-related information that we feel may be relevant to you.

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Staff Update - Appointment Availability

Appointment Availability

At Linden we are proud to be a training Practice and we are fortunate to have both Dr Barclay and Dr Spooner who take an active role in training GP Registrars. We are now also once again hosting medical students and a number of our clinicians are involved in their training. It is important that Linden along with other accredited training practices continue to offer this opportunity to doctors at all stages of their training, as without this the current shortage of GP’s will continue. However for this, and other reasons, it does mean that there is often limited availability for bookable appointments with Dr Barclay and Dr Spooner, and accordingly we ask for your patience and understanding if you are unable to book a timely routine appointment with them.

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Medical students at Linden Medical Group

We now have 3rd year medical students from Leicester Medical School on placement at Linden Medical Group.
For more information click here.

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Saturday morning appointments are available at Linden Avenue for Pre-Bookable Appointments only.

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Domestic Abuse Advisors

Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS) is an organisation that is dedicated to helping and supporting the victims of domestic abuse.

For more information contact NDAS directly;

NDAS 24/7 free advice line: 0300 0120154

NDAS website: www.ndas.co

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10 ways to get the best from your GP

Click here for more information


Revised Fair Processing and Privacy Notice

Please click here to view our revised Fair Processing and Privacy Notice

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3Sixty Care Partnership

3Sixty Care Partnership brings together a GP federation made up of 28 GP practices across the north of Northamptonshire and the Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to form a multi-speciality Community Provider.

To find out more please click here

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Our Latest CQC Inspection Report

On the 6th July 2016 Linden Medical Centre had a routine inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the Report on the inspection has now been published.

We are pleased to announce that the practice has been rated overall as good with an outstanding rating for the effectiveness of the services we provide.

CQC Good

Click here to view the full report

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How likely are you to recommend our Practice?

We would appreciate your Feedback

The NHS Friends & Family test is a way of gathering your feedback, so we can continually review our service

Please click on the link below to participate - Many Thanks

Friends & Family test Patient Survey.

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FREE Text Message Service for Appointment Reminders

Please click on the link above for more details on this service


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Join our Patient Participation Group

Click here for information on Joining our Patient Participation Group.

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View our Patient Group Annual Report 

Click here to view our latest Patient Participation Group Report.

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Named Accountable GP for Over 75's

Please click here to view this article

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2015 Patient Survey summary report 

Click here to view our Latest Patient Survey Report

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