The Limes Medical Centre is currently undertaking an extension to its building with a further 3 consulting rooms, 1 new Healthcare Assistant room and additional reception area planned. We are also improving our parking on site and adding additional spaces as you can see from our plans.
We apologise for the short term disruption this will cause with initially limited parking whilst works are carried out, but hope you can appreciate that this will be for the long term gain. The Limes has recruited a multiple number of additional paramedical staff such as three Physician Associates and a Mental Health Facilitator so the new rooms will be eagerly awaited by staff and patients alike. Please click on link below to see our plans:
We are unable to issue this certificate at the practice.
Please see www.gov.uk/guidance/demonstrating-your-covid-19-vaccination-status-when-travelling-abroad for further information.
Proof of your vaccination status will be available on the NHSapp
The NHSapp can be downloaded from https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/nhs-app/id1388411277 for iPhone or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nhs.online.nhsonline for android.
Alternatively you can call the NHS helpline on 119 (from 17 May) and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least 5 days after you’ve completed your course of the vaccine, the letter may to take up to 5 days to reach you.
Dr Rowley will be retiring in July 2021 after working here at The Limes since May 1990, over 30 years of looking after patients in the area. I am sure you would like to join us in wishing him all the best in his retirement and to thank him for his dedication and care to our patients over those years. If you would like to leave a message of thanks for Dr Rowley, we plan to place a book in the waiting room from the 21st June once restrictions will hopefully be eased.
Dr Moltu is now the Senior Partner here at The Limes.
We have been inundated with queries regarding the Astra Zeneca vaccine and risk of clots. Please click here for further information. As per the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) all adults over 30 (including health and social care workers) should still receive any of the available COVID-19 vaccines. The benefits of vaccination in protecting you against the serious consequences of COVID-19 outweigh any risk of this rare condition. You should also complete your course with the same vaccine you had for the first dose.
If you are experiencing excessive worry, low mood, depression, anxiety or a lack of motivation then VitaMinds can help. VitaMinds works in partnership with the NHS to provide talking therapy services, known as IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) and we can provide advice and guidance on the best options for you.
Click here for further information
VitaMinds is a FREE and confidential service and you don’t need to visit a GP to get help – the fastest way to get support is by simply clicking the Self Refer button or call us on 0333 0153 494
If you are attending the surgery, then you MUST WEAR a face-covering upon entering the building.
The NHS in Leicestershire and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
Further information is available here:
From the 1st of April 2019, urgent care services will be open for longer. When GP surgeries close at 6:30 pm, the urgent care services will open, making it much clearer for patients where to go, and when. The change also brings much greater efficiency and reduces overlap in hours between GP surgeries and urgent care services.
From the same date,* these new opening hours also apply to the new Enderby Urgent Care Centre, based at Enderby Leisure Centre.*
Please read our Privacy Notices found within our Policies and Procedures page
Please read our leaflet explaining how our Urgent Care Clinics can help you and free up our GP capacity
We have a new improved telephone system which will make access to The Limes a lot more efficient for our patients. We will be able to use this to inform patients of our services and expected wait. Management will also be able to better predict busier times for staffing requirements.
The Limes now has free Wifi in the waiting room – see below for further information
We are pleased to announce that we are now a Dementia Friendly Practice, please have a look at the following for further information regarding what this entails:
As a training Practice, we regularly have different GP’s undertaking their General Practice training. Currently, we have Dr Sloan(Female) and Dr Mustafa (Female)
We had a very positive CQC inspection on the 8th September, with positive comments about our services here including our responsiveness to patient’s needs being outstanding in the detail of the report. A full report can be found below:
If you are a carer, then please do let us know as our register was felt to be too low.
Please see below for information about the Podiatry service and self-care for your feet
We now have pre-bookable appointments available on Tues/Weds and Thurs from 7 am with both GP’s and Nurses. This provides our patients with earlier appointments prior to work which has been required from our patients from previous feedback, along with further pre-booked appointments available (also available to be booked online)
Our Patient Participation Group have kindly helped towards producing videos for our patients to assist in using our various services. Please do have a look at the links on the Home page as they will be beneficial to our patients and the Practice alike.
Please ask at Reception about registering for Online Services, don’t forget to bring along photographic ID with you
We are very aware that at times parking at The Limes can be difficult. We have tree preservation on-site so are restricted to where we can put parking spaces. We are aware of parking restrictions on the roads around our Practice.