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A new infection has been detected in Wuhan, China (Novel Coronavirus) 

If you have been to China in the last month and develop ANY of the cold like symptoms (see poster) please telephone your surgery or 111 for advice and treatment.     Please remain at home and avoid contact with others.

Public Health Wuhan Poster

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Since 2015 the NHS has asked that each practice updates patients records to ensure you have a named accountable/usual GP.  We have done this.  This does not prevent you from seeing any GP.   If you would like to know who your accountable/usual GP is, please ask when next in surgery. 

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National Diabetes Prevention Programme - Champion uptake in Collingham

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Ebola virus - Please click on the link for patient information regarding the Ebola virus.  Ebola Public Information.pdf

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Appointments may be made in the following ways:

  • Tel: 01636 893956
  • By calling in at the surgery
  • Online (click on the link above) - To register for this service please ask at reception. Once your username and details are confirmed, please click the logo from any screen to access this facility.
  • You can also download the new NHS app for Apple and Android devices.  Please click on the links below:


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Routine appointments may be made well in advance (rota's are confirmed 2-3 months in advance).

To help improve our patient services we will send you a free reminder via text before your appointment. Should you no longer need your appointment, early cancellation will enable us to provide care to another patient.  If we have an unplanned event which means we have to cancel/postpone your appointment we will let you know by text if we hold your mobile number. 

Same Day Support

A clinical practitioner is available for advice and minor illness appointments every day.

If we have an unplanned event which means we have to cancel/postpone your appointment we will let you know by text if we hold your mobile number.

A GP leads the clinical team each day and, in addition to routine appointments which have been booked in advance, a the nominated GP ('The Duty Doctor') will support same day telephone advise where it is urgent for that day and facilitate home visits where the clinical need is identified.

Did you know you can book an extended access GP appointment?

Lombard Medical Centre and Collingham Medical Centre are working in partnership to offer additional evening GP appointments as well as Saturday morning appointments. These appointments are available to Newark residents who are registered with a GP Practice in Newark. 

Evening appointments are available on Mondays at Collingham and Tuesday to Friday 6.30pm – 8.00pm at Lombard Medical Centre. 

Saturday morning appointments will be available on a rota basis.

Please note that these appointments are for non-emergencies and are pre-bookable only.

For further information please contact our reception staff.


Emergencies take priority at all times - and are seen as soon as possible - it is our aim to offer a non urgent appointment within 14 working days.

Rash - please let our PCA know if chicken pox is suspected. This could be very dangerous to some of our patients. If your child has a rash you will be asked to wait in a room away from the general waiting area.

Patient Choice

We do our best to accommodate your rights as a patient to express a preference of practitioner. However, there may be occasions where this is operationally difficult, particularly in sudden illness and same day appointments.


If you wish a chaperone to be present during your consultation, please advise the reception, clinician or manager who will arrange this for you.

Waiting Time

All effort will be made to see patients on time in surgery. However, surgeries can run late for a number of reasons. If clinics start to run 20 minutes or more late we will lt you know.

We do ask that patients arrive promptly.   If you are than 10 minutes late for an appointment the healthcare professional may not be able to see you or ask you to wait until the end of their clinic or rebook.


If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else.

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