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Spring Covid-19 booster vaccines.

Adults aged 75 and over, residents in care homes for older people and those age 12 and over with a severely weakened immune system are being urged to book a spring booster vaccine from today. The spring booster programme opens on 21 March and offers the most vulnerable members of the community a chance to top up their immunity because Covid-19 is more serious for older people and those with a weakened immune system. The NHS will contact those who are eligible to make a spring booster appointment. The NHS will prioritise those whose clinical need is greatest, as it has throughout, starting with those who have had a bigger gap since their last dose, then working through the cohort to invite others who have waited less time. Everyone who is eligible will be offered a top up over the Spring and early Summer. The public will be able to book an appointment at more than 50 sites across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire including pharmacies, Vaccination Centres and GP practices. PLEASE SEE OUR NEWS SECTION FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE SPRING BOOSTERS

Practice will be closed this afternoon, Thursday 24th February for Staff Training

THURSDAY 24th FEBRUARY: We would like to advise you that the practice will be closed from 12.30pm on Thursday 24th February for staff training. If you need to collect a prescription, please ensure you have collected it from us before we close at 12.30pm. We will reopen on Friday 25th February as normal. If you need medical care during this time please call 111, or 999 in case of a life-threatening emergency.

Covid-19 Staffing Pressures

Our teams have been working hard to look after our patients and have delivered a fantastic vaccination campaign as well as primary medical services. We wanted to let our patients know that this week we have significant staff numbers off due to Covid-19 illness or isolation. Please bear with us as we work with reduced capacity for the next week or two. Thank you to our patients for all the support and understanding we have received. Together we shall get through.

"Committed to providing outstanding care, offering the very best, courteous, accessible and responsive services to all of our patients, families and carers."
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The Ivy Medical Group has been established in Burton Joyce and Lowdham since 2006. We look after approximately just over 7200 patients located in Burton Joyce, Lowdham and surrounding villages. We are a training practice for the University of Nottingham and are active in supporting our local health community. Our vision is to provide the very best primary medical services with a focus on family health and continuity of care. Our medical and nursing team have a wide variety of expertise and experience in providing holistic care. Our practice is actively involved in the commissioning of local health care committed to ensuring the very highest quality of care for our patients.

Register your Data Opt-out Preference

The data held in your GP medical records is shared with other healthcare professionals for the purposes of your individual care. It is also shared with other organisations to support health and care planning and research by NHS Digital.

If you do not want your personally identifiable patient data to be shared outside of your GP practice for purposes except your own care, this is known as a Type 1 Opt-out. You will need to register your Opt-out. We have an updated privacy policy in our downloads section that reflects all the changes.

The Type 1 Opt-out online form can be found by clicking here.
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GP and Medical Student Training

The Practice is an approved trainer for GP Registrars and Medical Students. GP registrars are fully qualified experienced doctors training choosing to now train in General practice. We take first and second year Medical Students for training from the University of Nottingham.


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Nottingham GP Training

If I die it will be your fault...

The Institute of General Practice Management has launched a campaign to raise awareness of some of the abuse our teams face every day. While most patients are polite and courteous, our teams are having to deal with abuse daily and the abuse must stop. Featured on 5Live and BBC Breakfast, hopefully this will make some people think twice. Please take time to watch this 4 minute video

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RCGP Research Ready Practice

Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

The Ivy Medical Group has been accredited as a research ready practice by the Royal College of General Practitioners. We support, celebrate and facilitate research, and recognise the importance it brings to improving patient care.

Mobile Services

iOS and Android Apps

iOS and Android Apps

Use our mobile application to access our services and keep up to date. You will be able to recieve alerts from the practice as well as our latest news stories. The app provides the ability to access our practice by phone and online services to make appointments, request medications and access records. The app will form a foundation on which we will add future features to create a personalised service. Use your camera app on your smartphone to scan our QR code to find us on the App Store.

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Lets Talk...

Feeling stressed, Anxious, or suffering with low mood and not accessing services for support ? Let’s Talk Wellbeing can arrange an NHS assessment appointment for you now, call us on 01159 560888

Self Refer
NHS App

The practice is supporting patients to use the NHS App. This is a free resource available to download to your smartphone, tablet or device. It is quick and simple to set up and easy to use.

Frequently asked questionsGuidance on how to view your vaccinations and immunisations
Muscular Problems and Physio

Musculoskeletal problems are common reasons for patients wanting to consult with us. We have a First Contact Physio who you can book with directly or self refer for our community Physio team

Read about our First Contact PhysioSelf refer to community NHS Physio
Chest Pain

Most chest pain is not a sign of anything serious but you should get medical advice just in case. Call 999 if you have sudden chest pain that: spreads to your arms, back, neck or jaw, makes your chest feel tight or heavy, also started with shortness of breath, sweating and feeling or being sick, lasts more than 15 minutes.

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Think Stroke

Remember F.A.S.T. (Face, Arms, Speech, Time): Face – has their face fallen on one side? Can they smile? Arms – can they raise both arms and keep them there? Speech – is their speech slurred? Time to call 999 if you see any one of these signs of a stroke.

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