May Bank Holiday Weekend Opening Hours

Updated on 13th April 2022 at 3:30 pm

Opening Hours Saturday 30 April – Closed Sunday 1 May – Closed Monday 2 May – Closed Tuesday 3 May – 8am open

Common Ailment Scheme – Think Pharmacy First

Updated on 16th March 2022 at 9:12 am

The ‘common aliment service’ (Think Pharmacy First – the public facing name for this service) allows patients who are eligible for a levy-free prescription to obtain treatments direct from their pharmacist for a range of common ailments. We know that people often visit their GP with common illnesses which their local pharmacist could have helped […]

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening

Updated on 16th March 2022 at 8:51 am

The aorta is the main blood vessel that supplies blood to your body. It runs from your heart down through your chest and abdomen. In some people, as they get older, the wall of the aorta in the abdomen can become weak. It can then start to expand and form what is called an abdominal […]

Improving Access Engagement: Toolkit

Updated on 14th February 2022 at 9:17 am

Share your views about accessing GP practices Patients, carers and members of the public in Northumberland are being urged to have their say about accessing healthcare at GP practices. NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which is responsible for buying and planning the county’s healthcare, would like to better understand patient experiences to help inform […]

Welcome

Updated on 14th February 2022 at 9:01 am

We would like to welcome Andrea Crane, who is our new Nurse Practitioner. Also, Jemma Burt who has joined our Reception team.

PharmRefer

Updated on 12th January 2022 at 11:15 am

Did you know…? We are participating in a new approach to improve access for patients to GP appointments. The aim is to direct patients to the most appropriate healthcare professional, which may be a GP or a pharmacist. If your symptoms could be resolved by a booked consultation with the pharmacist instead of the GP, […]

Letter to Patients

Updated on 24th December 2021 at 8:19 am

Dear Patient,  You will have seen that the highest priority for the NHS is to offer booster COVID jabs to everyone over 18 during the month of December 2021. This is a big challenge as it will require everyone to work even harder and longer than they do now. Winter has always seen a lot […]

SCR coronavirus (COVID-19) supplementary privacy notice

Updated on 30th April 2020 at 11:30 am

The below link is; Information for patients explaining how health and social care organisations may use your Summary Care Record information within the health and social care system to protect you and others during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. https://digital.nhs.uk/services/summary-care-records-scr/scr-coronavirus-covid-19-supplementary-privacy-notice

Coronavirus: what you need to know

Updated on 13th March 2020 at 10:00 am

Symptoms The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of: new continuous cough and/or high temperature For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild infection Main messages if you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, do not leave your home for 7 days from when your symptoms started. (See ending isolation section […]

Repeat Prescription Ordering – System Changes

Updated on 28th November 2019 at 4:23 pm

From 7th January all repeat medication requests need to be made via online services, in person at the surgery or via a chemist.  The telephone line will no longer exist. Please register for online services as soon as possible if you have not already done so.  Thank you.

One Call

Updated on 5th March 2018 at 1:27 pm

One Call Virtually everyone who calls a GP surgery to make an appointment asks to see to a GP, but very often help will be available more quickly from other highly skilled medical professionals such as nurses or pharmacists, or from another services, including the voluntary sector, who can support people with a wide range […]

Carers Northumberland

Updated on 20th February 2018 at 11:24 am

Carers Many people find themselves caring for someone else without any warning or preparation. Perhaps your husband/wife has had the diagnosis of a condition that you’ve suspected for some time, or it may have come out of the blue. Perhaps someone else in the family has been ill and now needs extra support to stay […]

Wansbeck Extended Access Cluster

Updated on 5th December 2017 at 3:02 pm

Improving access to general practice: evening and weekend appointments now available Patients who are registered at this practice can now book an appointment to see a GP or nurse on weekday evenings (after 6.30pm) or at the weekends (on Saturday).  Appointments will either take place at this practice or at another NHS setting nearby; Bedlingtonshire, […]

CCG Patient Forum Feedback

Updated on 8th June 2016 at 11:51 am

The CCG patient forum feedback report can be found here. CCG Patient Forum Feedback Report February 2016

Accountable GP

Updated on 5th January 2016 at 9:44 am

Please take note that you have a allocated, accountable GP, if you do not already know who your GP is, you can find out by contacting us at the practice.

Friends & Family Test

Updated on 25th November 2014 at 11:14 am

Friends and Family Test Results February 2020 Extremely likely                       13  (81%) Likely                                        1  (6%) Neither likely/unlikely              0 (0%) Unlikely                                     2 (13%)                             Extremely unlikely                   0   (0%) Don’t know                               0  (0%) Collected  in total                    16 From 1st December 2014 it is a requirement that all GP practices undertake the NHS Friends and Family Test. —————————————————- The primary aims are to:- Gather useful feedback from […]

Online Intentions

Updated on 12th September 2014 at 10:49 am

Please read the document attached below for more information about our online services. Please note that all of the SystmOnline services are currently available. Online Statement 2015 and Online Statement 2015 – 2 Patient Record Access Poster

Commissioning Strategy

Updated on 10th January 2014 at 9:54 am

Please have a look at this page regarding information from the Clinical Commissioning Group.

Newsletter on Sharing Information

Updated on 28th August 2013 at 8:24 am

Please take a moment or two to read through this newsletter about how sharing your information with the NHS can help to provide a better service to you. Information Leaflet

Online Services

Updated on 15th May 2013 at 8:38 am

Appointments are available to book online. For more information please follow this link.

Out of Hours Care

Updated on 15th May 2012 at 9:20 am

When the surgery is closed please telephone the Out of Hours service on 111. This is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it is not a life threatening emergency. You should only attend hospital in the event of an accident or a life threatening emergency – call 999 for life threatening […]

Test Results

Updated on 20th March 2012 at 10:20 am

If your result is normal there will be no contact from the surgery. If the result needs routine follow-up then you will be contacted by letter. If the result needs quicker action we will contact you by telephone. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR TELEPHONE DETAILS ARE CORRECT. Pregnancy tests – If a pharmacy home test shows […]