Medical services

Local doctors, hospitals and dentists

The nearest doctors are in the joint practice at the Old Leake Medical Centre. Doctors may refer patients either to the Boston Health Clinic or one of the local hospitals. Hospital services are provided by Pilgrim Hospital, Boston or the Skegness and District Hospital.
Pilgrim Hospital also has a private wing, The Bostonian.

Out-of-hours medical services are provided by the hospital A&E departments and by the out-of-hours doctor service. Patients may also seek medical advice via NHS Direct.

The nearest dental services are in Boston and Skegness. In addition to the practice pharmacy at the Old Leake Medical Centre, there are pharmacies in Boston, Skegness and Wainfleet.

Therapeutic services are offered by a number of private individuals.

Old Leake Medical Centre

Photograph of old leake medical centre

The Old Leake Medical Centre provides NHS medical care from a purpose-built, wheelchair-friendly surgery in Meadow Way, Old Leake.  Services include minor surgery,  well-person clinics, maternity care, contraceptive and dispensing services, well-baby, asthma and diabetes clinics, anticoagulation and smoking cessation clinics, a dermatology clinic, travel advice and private medicals.

The medical team comprises five qualified doctors:
   Dr Stuart Bull
   Dr Richard Latcham
   Dr Bijoy Sinha
   Dr Steven Douglas
   Dr Madhu Sinha

They are supported by three practice nurses, a team of district nurses, two health visitors, a qualified midwife and an extensive team of medical receptionists.

An on-site dispensary offers a full dispensing service that provides prescription staff shortly after a doctor's consultation. Repeat prescriptions can be ordered on-line via the Medical Centre's own website or via a dedicated telephone line (01205 871381—between 9 a.m and 6.30 p.m.).

For appointments and advice, call 01205 870666.

website:  www.oldleakemed.com

Boston Health Clinic

The NHS-run Boston Health Clinic is located in Lincoln Lane, Boston, near the bus station. With the exception of people over 65 requiring podiatry (foot disorder) services, patients must be referred by a doctor. The clinic is also an NHS emergency centre for patients who are not currently on a dental practice list. Emergency service to get patients out of pain and for people not registered with a dentist. NHS charges apply. BHC does not register patients. BHC does not provide routine treatment or checkups. It does undertake NHS treatment for people who may not otherwise seek or receive dental care, for the elderly, housebound or people with mental or physical health problems, and for groups with special needs.

Contact:
Boston Health Clinic
Lincoln Lane, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 8RU

Phone: 01205 360880.

Boston and Skegness Hospitals

Pilgrim Hospital

Photograph of pilgrim hospital

Boston's main hospital caters for accidents and emergencies (A&E), out- and in-patients. Treatments offered include cardiology, children’s and adolescent services, dentistry and orthodontics, dermatology, diabetic medicine, ear, nose and throat, general medicine, geriatric medicine, gynaecology, haematology, hepato-gastroenterology, neurology, opthalmology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopaedics, pain management, respiratory medicine, rheumatology, sleep medicine, surgery (including breast, plastic, vascular) and urology

Contact:
Pilgrim Hospital
Sibsey Road,
Boston,
Lincolnshire,
PE21 9QS

Phone: 01205 364801 (main switchboard), 01205 445379  (A&E reception)
Fax: 01205 354395

The Bostonian

Photograph of the bostonian

The Bostonian is the private wing of Pilgrim Hospital and is set in its own grounds and gardens. It is the only private hospital facility in Lincolnshire where profits are returned to the NHS for the benefit of all local patients. Patients enjoy privacy and individual attention whilst having the reassurance that The Bostonian is adjacent to the sophisticated services of The Pilgrim Hospital, with its expert diagnostic and emergency medical / surgical facilities. Payment is accepted from  all the major insurance companies (BUPA, AXA PPP, Norwich Union, Standard Life, First Assist, CIGNA, BCWA, WPA). For the uninsured, fixed price packages fare offered covering all costs relating to in-patient care including consultant fees.
Accommodation is 20 en-suite single rooms with digital TV and telephone. Meals are freshly prepared in the Bostonian's own kitchens which caters for all dietary needs.are accommodated and we are pleased to cater for visitors.
For addition information, see the website at http://www.the-bostonian.co.uk/ or telephone 01205 360606.

Boston NHS Treatment Centre

Boston NHS Treatment Centre (now part of Ramsay Health Care UK) is a day case centre on West Business Park. A purpose-built facility, it provides services for assessment, diagnosis and treatment of common medical conditions. It has a suite of outpatient rooms, treatment rooms, counselling facilities and a well-equipped modern theatre to undertake a range of surgical procedures and diagnostic investigations.
Treatments include colonoscopy, endoscopy, hernia surgery, cataract surgery, cystoscopy, hand surgery, foot surgery, vasectomy, varicose vein surgery and minor skin procedures.

Contact:
Boston NHS Treatment Centre
West Business Park
Sleaford Road
Boston, PE21 8EG

Phone: 01205 591860
Fax: 01205 591865

Skegness and District General Hospital

Treatments offered include include cardiology, children’s and adolescent services, dermatology, diabetic medicine, ear, nose and throat, general medicine, geriatric medicine,
gynaecology, hepato-gastroenterology, opthalmology, orthopedics, pain management, respiratory medicine, general surgery, vascular surgery and urology.

Contact:
Skegness and District General Hospital
Dorothy Avenue,
Skegness,
Lincolnshire,
PE25 2BS
Phone: 01754 762401
Fax: 01754 760132

Boston and Skegness dentists

Dental Surgery, 59 Norfolk Street,
Boston PE21 6PE
Phone: 01205 365870

Dental Surgery, 5 Pump Square,
Boston PE21 6QW
Phone: 0120562816

Holland House Dental Practice,
69 Wide Bargate, Boston PE21 6SG T
Phone: 01205 362310

Boston Dental Care, 23 Pen Street,
Boston PE21 6TJ
Phone: 01205 364993

Boston Dental Centre, 1b Saundergate Lane
Wyberton, Boston PE21 7BX
Phone:

Oasis Dental Care, 47 West Street,
Boston PE21 8QN
Phone: 01205 362391

Dental Surgery, 36 Algitha Road
Skegness  PE25 2AJ
Phone: 01754 762229

Dental Surgery, 36 Algitha Road
Skegness PE25 2AJ
Phone: 01754 610600

Merrimeade Dental Studio, 143 Drummond Road
Skegness PE25 3BS
Phone 01754 899007

Perry & Clark Dental Surgery, 36 Algitha Road
Skegness PE25 2AJ
Phone: 01754 762229

Tamara Good Dental Surgery, 36 Algitha Road
Skegness PE25 2AJ
Phone: 01754 762229

Tower Garden Dental Practice, 25 Algitha Road
Skegness PE25 2AG
Phone: 01754 761762