Blood Testing – Global Shortage

Updated on 31st August 2021 at 1:31 pm

A supplier to the NHS has advised us of a global shortage of some equipment used for taking blood tests. Anyone who needs a test for urgent health problems, will still get one but where your clinician recommends that it’s safe to do so, then you may be asked to come back for a test […]

First Contact Physiotherapy

Updated on 2nd August 2021 at 5:22 pm

The role of First Contact Physiotherapists (FCPs) in Primary Care is to assess patients with soft tissue, muscle and joint pain and to decide on the most appropriate management pathway.  FCPs are physiotherapists with expertise in the assessment and management of Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions.  They may also be knows as Advanced Practice Physiotherapists (APP) or […]

Man Health

Updated on 24th March 2021 at 12:30 pm


Covid-19 Vaccine Update – February 2021

Updated on 17th December 2020 at 5:28 pm

GP practices in Northumberland are closely following the JCVI groups to plan the order in which vaccine is delivered. To try to be fair to everyone, people will be invited in strict order of age within each group. Otherwise, our practices are purely dependent on the amount of vaccine received. Please rest assured that your […]

Face-to-Face Appointments

Updated on 22nd June 2020 at 10:57 am

It is a requirement for patients to wear a face covering when entering the surgery.  If you do have an appointment we would be grateful if you could come with your face covering on – covering your nose, mouth and chin.  This can be in the form of a mask, scarf or handkerchief of any […]

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.

Covid-19 Important Notice – How We Use Your Information

Updated on 21st April 2020 at 10:39 am

To enable us to ensure we can continue to provide safe and effective medical care for you during the coronavirus pandemic, we are working with other local Practices in the area to enable them to access your medical records under a ‘shared admin’ function on the clinical system. This means that if any Practice is […]

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.


Updated on 7th August 2019 at 10:05 am

We are very pleased to welcome our new GP Registrar to the team; Dr Rachel Hodgson.

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 […]