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The Covid-19 vaccination programme in Lincolnshire is continuing to focus on protecting the most vulnerable, and we have now almost completed first dose appointment invitations to all over 70 year olds in the county.

If you are 70 years or older, and have NOT yet been called to arrange your first dose vaccination appointment, please contact 119 or visit Book a coronavirus vaccination - NHS (, to make your appointment. You will be able to book directly at one of our large vaccination centres at Lincolnshire Showground in Lincoln or at the Princess Royal Sports Arena (PRSA) in Boston.

If you would prefer to be vaccinated at a primary care site local to you, please wait as you will be contacted by your local NHS service to arrange an appointment in due course. Please only visit a local vaccination site if you have an appointment. A full list of where these sites are can be found here

Anyone under 70 years does not need to do anything. You will be contacted in due course as we continue to work through the national priority group order.



Since January 2019 we changed the way patients access GP appointments at the Practice.  There is no requirement to pre-book a GP appointment as any medical matters you present with will be dealt with on the day using AskmyGP.

Ask my GP makes requesting help from your GP easier and for many patients more convenient. You will be able to send a request on any medical matter to a GP or Nurse Practitioner during the hours listed below using the link and a clinician will always aim to respond promptly where possible. All patients have to do to be able to consult online with their clinician is follow a few short, easy steps online to register. There’s never a queue online.

AskMyGP is available to use Monday-Friday. The service is turned on at 7.30am and to ensure patients are getting the best level of care, when our GP'S have reached capacity the service is turned off for the day. 

Please use this service for all Doctor appointment requests. If you do not have access to the internet you can simply call us, our receptionist will need to take some medical details and a clinician will call you back. Patients may not need to attend the practice saving valuable time and reducing the number of missed appointments. If the GP feels a face to face appointment is required then this will be offered to you.

Please note all appointments with our nursing team have remained the same and must be booked in advance.

All of our registered patients are asked to use this service and you can use the service if you are a parent or carer. Please note however, that we may need permission from the patient to discuss their medical information with you.


Update on the Covid-19 Vaccine.

Our primary care vaccination centres have started to launch in Lincolnshire. This vaccine delivery model is currently prioritising the over 80 age group. There is a national phased approach to these centres. We are delighted that Lincolnshire featured in the first wave, and are looking forward to the rest of the county launching its centres in the coming days and weeks.

 Local vaccination centres are not always a ‘like for like’ with practices, as they are delivered via ‘primary care networks’ across the county. This means that whilst not 100% of surgeries in the county will deliver vaccinations, 100% of the appropriate population registered with them will be able to access vaccinations by a joined up approach between neighbouring GPs.

We would like to remind patients that you do not need to do anything to book an appointment. As soon as a vaccination appointment is available to you, you will be contacted to organise this. Please do not call the surgery

Welcome to St John's Medical Centre

childconsultThe doctors and staff at St John's Medical Centre surgery in Grantham are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.  

We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.

We aim to treat our patients courteously at all times and expect our patients to treat our staff in a similarly respectful way. We take seriously any threatening, abusive or violent behaviour against any of our staff or patients.

If a patient is violent or abusive, they will be warned to stop their behaviour. If they persist, we may exercise our right to take action to have them removed, immediately if necessary , from our list of patients.

Electronic Repeat Dispensing

If you get regular or repeat prescriptions, you could save time by switching to electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD). eRD sends your prescriptions electronically from your GP surgery to a pharmacy of your choice. It’s easy to use and you don't need a computer or electronic device. Ask your GP or pharmacist to set it up for you.

Until further notice, all patients over the age of 2 will be expected to provide and wear their own face covering (ideally cotton or a face mask) when attending the surgery and during consultations. This is in line with government advice.



(Site updated 22/02/2021)
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