Flu vaccinations 2018/19

Updated on 11th September 2018 at 9:16 am

We are now booking appointments for this years flu vaccinations. Please book your appointment at reception.

New Evening and Weekend Appointments

Updated on 9th November 2017 at 10:59 am

You can now book an appointment to see a GP, nurse or healthcare assistant in the evening or at the weekend. The appointments are available at hubs and they are provided by local doctors and nurses who will have access to your patient notes.  These appointments are all pre-bookable so, if you need an appointment in […]

North Tyneside Carer’s Centre

Updated on 5th July 2017 at 10:20 am

Do you care? If someone depends on you … you can depend on us At North Tyneside Carer’s Centre we understand and recognise the demands of providing unpaid care and the impact caring can have on your own health & wellbeing. Our professionally trained team will offer you information, advice and guidance which is tailored […]

Introducing your Primary Care Navigator (PCN)

Updated on 18th April 2017 at 2:48 pm

Your PCN is Margaret Nesbit, a member of the reception team.  Margaret has attended training in this role and has gained knowledge and tools to navigate you to the appropriate service within North Tyneside. GP practices are very much the centre of the community, and people call or visit with a need for support with their health, but they […]

Training Practice

Updated on 30th January 2017 at 3:48 pm

Dr Smith has qualified as a GP trainer.  This means the practice can take on a GP trainee. GP trainees are hospital junior doctors who are training in general practice and they may ask for help from the trainer on occasion.  We will have a GP trainee, Dr Clare Williams working in the practice from August 2018.

Changes To Urgent Care Centres

Updated on 29th November 2016 at 2:31 pm

From Thursday 1st December, the opening times of our three urgent care centres at Hexham, North Tyneside and Wansbeck general hospitals will change from 24 hours a day, to 8am to midnight, seven days a week.  Out of these hours please call 111 if its not urgent and 999 if it is.

Publication of GP Net Earnings

Updated on 22nd March 2016 at 3:55 pm

NHS England require that net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice is publicised, and the required disclosure is shown below. However it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice, and should not be […]

Online services

Updated on 28th April 2015 at 2:27 pm

We have extended our online services to include booking appointments, ordering repeat prescriptions and now you can view a summary of your medical record which includes, medication, allergies and sensitivites and vacinations. From the 1 April 2016 Detailed Coded Records Access is also available to view online.  To access any of the online services you […]

Friends and Family Test Questionnaire

Updated on 27th November 2014 at 2:23 pm

We would like your feedback on the care or treatment we give you any time you visit your GP or have contact with the practice.  The Friends and Family Test (FFT) is a feedback tool that supports the fundamental principle that people who use NHS services should have the opportunity to provide feedback on their […]

Are you eligible for a shingles vaccination?

Updated on 4th September 2014 at 9:48 am

You can have the shingles vaccine at any time of year as soon as you turn 70 or 78. Anyone who was previously eligible but missed out on their shingles vaccine remains eligible until their 80th birthday. Please ask at reception for an appointment with the practice nurse. For more information visit www.shinglesaware.co.uk

Did not attends in November 2018

Updated on 16th May 2014 at 2:09 pm

103 patients failed to attend for their appointment. This equates to 52 Practice Nurse,  50 GP and 1 Midwife appointments Please cancel your appointment if you no longer need to be seen, it free’s up valuable slots for those who do. We can send an SMS message to your mobile phone reminding you of your […]

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Updated on 2nd October 2013 at 12:38 pm

  The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and adult social care services in England. They monitor and regulate all hospitals, care homes, GP practices and dental practices.    For more information you can access the CQC website www.cqc.org.uk  

How information about you helps us to provide better care

Updated on 25th September 2013 at 2:47 pm

Confidential information from your medical records can be used by the NHS to improve services offered so we can provide the best possible care for everyone. This information along with your postcode and NHS number but not your name, are sent to  a secure system where it can be linked with other health information This […]

NHS Organ Donor

Updated on 19th August 2013 at 2:51 pm

If you are interested in registering or would like more information on NHS organ donation please click on the link below.

How to get healthcare advice and assistance when the practice is closed

Updated on 2nd April 2013 at 2:07 pm

Out-of -hours services are available when the practice is closed, during the hours of  6.30pm – 8.30am. What to do when the practice is closed: – If you need medical help fast but it’s not an emergency call 111 – If it’s a life threatening emergency call 999 During normal practice opening hours, the practice […]

Electronic Prescribing Service (EPS)

Updated on 8th March 2013 at 3:20 pm

The NHS is introducing the Electronic Prescribing Service in England.  This new service lets your GP practice send your prescription electronically to the place you choose to get your mediction or appliance from, without the need for paper in some cases. If you would like further information please ask at reception or your pharmacy. Please […]

Online Services

Updated on 7th September 2012 at 1:34 pm

You can book appointments, order your prescriptions via this website. We have extended our online services to include booking appointments, ordering repeat prescriptions and now you can view a summary of your record which includes medication, allergies and sensitivities and vaccinations also have access to your read coded medical records. To use all of these services you […]

Patient Participation Group

Updated on 17th May 2012 at 1:59 pm

Would you like to join our Patient Participation Group (PPG)?  You could have your say in improving services or the communication between the practice and the patients.  If you are interested please give your contact details to reception and we will contact in due course with further information.