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Waddington Surgery - Temporary Closure

In order to facilitate as many Covid-19 vaccines for patients in and around our area as possible, we have temporarily converted our Waddington Surgery into a Covid-19 vaccine site. Unfortunately this means that normal facilities of our Waddington site have been suspended for the forseeable future. We are encouraging patients to contact us first on 01522 811411, and attend our Navenby surgery for appointments and collections when possible. Our front post box at Waddington is still being checked on a daily basis, so please feel free to leave prescription requests, completed registration forms and other letters to us in there as normal. We will resume normal service as soon as we can but in the mean time, thank you very much for your patience and understanding. 

Zero Tolerance

We operate a Zero Tolerance Policy with regard to abuse or violence towards our staff. We reserve the right to remove abusive or violent patients from the Practice List.

The Family Medicine Chest

coldHere is a list of useful medicines and dressings with a suggestion for their use. Keep in a box or cupboard with a lock and store out of the reach of children

Soluble Aspirin - For adults and children. Good for head ache, colds, sore throat and painful bruises

Paracetamol mixture - For relief of pain in young children

Sedative cough linctus - For dry or painful coughs, but not coughs caused by colds

Menthol crystals -  Add to hot water to make a steam inhalation for treating catarrh and dry or painful coughs

Vapour rub -  Again use for steam inhalations. Also useful for children with stuffy noses, rubbed on to the chest and nose

Antiseptic Solution -  One teaspoon in warm water for cleansing cuts and grazes

Antiseptic cream -  For treatment of spots, sores on the nose and grazes

Calamine lotion -  For dabbing on insect bites, stings and sunburn

Dressing strips -  For minor cuts3” crepe bandage To keep dressings in place. To support sprained or bruised joints

Cotton wool -  For cleaning cuts and grazes

Thermometer -  For fevers

Tweezers -  For removing splinters



 
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