Minley Medical Centre
All personnel attending sick parade are to report to their Squadron orderly room and notify their Squadron duty NCO that they are reporting sick prior to attending the Medical Centre at 0800 hrs. The Medic, Nurse or Doctor will triage all patients and carry out appropriate treatments following laid down protocols.
Appointments are at timed intervals. Whilst every effort is made for the patient to be seen at their given time, there may be occasions when there is a short delay. All personnel attending urgent/special sick are to report to their Troop management or duty NCO prior to attending the Medical Centre.
If you wish to discuss more than one problem with the Medical Officer please ask for a double appointment.
Timings for various appointments and clinics are as follows:
Sick Parade: 0800-0830 hrs
Routine Clinics: 1030-1200 hrs 1330-1600 hrs except Wednesday and Friday 0900-1200 hrs only
Additional Clinics: By appointment only
The Medical Centre is closed daily between 1230-1330 hrs
In an emergency you must dial Mil: 0999 or Civ: 999 and request an ambulance, then inform the Medical Centre.
For Service, Fit for Course and Diving Medicals, all personnel will be required to book an appointment with the Medic/Nurse for run-ups prior to the Doctors appointment.
Prescriptions are sent to Lloyds Chemist in Fleet, which is contracted to provide dispensing services to Minley Medical Centre. When you have been given a prescription, take it to the reception desk, who will fax it to Lloyds. Prescriptions handed in before 1130 hrs will be available for collection at 1500 hrs the same day or on the next working day if later than 1130 hrs.
Repeat prescriptions will be ready 48 hours after the request has been received by individuals. This is also subject to availability from Lloyds Chemist.
Medical Cover – Out of Hours
Patients are to contact the North Hampshire out of hours on: Tel 01189 365649 or 01189 365592
North Hampshire Urgent Care
Frimley Park Hospital, Portsmouth Road, Frimley, Surrey GU16 7UJ
Tel: 01276 604604 www.frimleypark.nhs.uk
Opens from: Mon-Thurs 1830-0800 hrs Friday 1830-0800 hrs Monday Public holidays – 24 hr cover
All calls will be triaged over the phone. You may be asked to go into the OOH clinic, this will only be instigated by the clinical lead at the end of the consultation. In some cases this service may offer home visits, but this will only be deemed necessary by the clinical staff.
Please inform the Guardroom, 3 RSME Regiment if you are reporting sick out of hours.
Eye Sight Testing
For eye testing, contact the Medical Centre who will issue the options form and patients can book their own appointments.
Transport is no longer available. Contact UWO.
Genito Urinary Clinic
Army facilities are available at the Garrison Clinic, The Aldershot Centre for Health, Sexual Health Clinic Level 4 – 0300 300 2016.Patients are advised to phone for an appointment prior to attending.
The District Midwife provides regular antenatal care. Pregnancy can be confirmed by obtaining a test with thepractice nurse, followed by an appointment with the Doctor, who will explain how the practice provides antenataland post-natal care. A Midwife Clinic runs on Thursday afternoons.
Physiotherapy is available once the Medical staff have referred you.
Results of Investigation
Patients will be notified should an abnormality be found between 1500-1600 hrs Monday, Tuesday or Thursday, however a personal call to the Medical Centre requesting results is acceptable.