We run a variety of clinics to cater for people with particular problems;

Childhood Immunisations Thursdays 
Diabetic Clinics Monday – Thursday
Respiratory Clinics Thursdays and Fridays 
Cryotherapy Clinic Ad hoc clinics 
Cervical Smears Mondays and Thursdays 
Travel Clinic Ad hoc clinics 
NHS Health Check Clinic Mondays 
Phlebotomy Clinic (blood tests) Monday to Friday 07:45am – 11:00am 

Hypertension and Heart Disease Prevention Clinics


Whilst there are set days for clinics where possible we will accommodate individual patient requests.

Our GP’s are qualified to offer minor operations and joint injections.

Minor Injuries

We offer a minor injuries service to all patients during normal surgery opening hours, Monday to Friday 08:30 – 18:30.

Horncastle Medical Group offer a Minor Injury Service  between the hours of 08:00 and 18:30 this is available to registered patients and non- registered patients in the local area.

The Types of injury the practice will see are:

  1. Lacerations capable of closure by simple techniques (stripping, gluing and suturing)
  2. Bruises
  3. Minor dislocation of phalanges
  4. Following recent injury where it is suspected stitching may be required
  5. Following blows to the head where there has been no loss of consciousness
  6. Minor burns or scalds
  7. Foreign bodies superficially embedded in tissues
  8. Mechanical falls
  9. Bites and stings

However, Patients in the following categories below are NOT appropriate for treatment by the Minor Injury Service and will be signposted elsewhere or back to their own GP Surgery.

  1. 999 call (unless attending crew speak directly to the doctor)
  2. Any patient who cannot be discharged home after treatment or needs a dressing change.
  3. Any patient with airway, breathing, circulatory or neurological compromise
  4. Actual or suspected overdose
  5. Accidental ingestion, poisoning, fume or smoke inhalation
  6. Blows to the head with loss of consciousness or extremes of age
  7. Sudden collapse or fall with loss of consciousness
  8. Penetrating eye injury
  9. Chemical, biological or radioactive contamination injured patients
  10. Full thickness burns
  11. Severe burns caused by electric shock
  12. Partial thickness burns over 3cm diameter or involving:
  13. Injuries to organs of special sense
  14. Injuries to the face, neck hands, feet or genitalia.
  15.  New or unexpected bleeding from any body orifice if profuse
  16. Foreign bodies impacted in bodily orifices which are not readily removable, especially in children
  17. Foreign bodies deeply embedded in tissues
  18. Trauma to hands, limbs or feet substantially affecting function
  19. Deep penetrating injuries to the head, torso or abdomen, clinical judgement should be used regarding appropriateness of treatment or requirement for ongoing referral (e.g. A&E).
  20. Lacerating / penetrating injuries involving nerve, artery or tendon damage

We would advise patients who require the use of this service to contact the Practice prior to arrival to minimise waiting times.