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ORDER YOUR REPEAT MEDICATION IN ADVANCE

When you order your repeat medication either using this online service or by contacting the practice directly, the practice require 24hours to process your request.

All requests need to be checked and signed by a GP. 

The practice is NOT able to take requests for SAME DAY REPEAT MEDICATION.

SURGERY CLOSURES 2017

  • Wednesday 22nd November- 12PM-6PM
  • Monday 25th December - all day
  • Tuesday 26th Decemer - all day

NEW GP PARTNER 1st May 2016 - Dr Akila Thangaraj
The practice would like to welcome Dr Akila Thangaraj who has joined the practice as  a GP Partner from 1st May 16.  Dr Thangaraj will be working 5 sessions.  I am sure you will all welcome Dr Thangaraj to the practice. 

Great North Care Record
Your Great North Care Record is the development of access for health professionals to view your electronic medical records. that will over time include a range of healthcare information to help improve the care you receive in the North East. You are automatically opted into sharing the record. If you would like to opt out you will need to contact the practice.

What will happen if i opt in?
If you fall ill and need emergeny treatment the doctor or nurse may need to know if you have any allergies or what medication you are taking. They will ask your premission to view your Greath North Care Record.

Who will see my record?
GP practices, NHS 111, NHS Hospitals, Mental Health Services, Out-Of-Hours Doctors and Ambulance Services. Your records will only be looked at by people involved in your care. Your information wont be shared with anyone who doesnt need it to provide treatment, care and support with you. Your details will be kept safe and wont be made public, passed on to third party who is not directly involved in your care.

If you would like more information or advice on this please contact the helpline 03448119587 or email gncarerecord@nhs.net

CQC (Care Quality Commission)
The Practice was inspected on Tuesday 2nd December 2014. The report is now available by clicking here.

The practice was given and overall rating of GOOD on all 5 elements of the inspection.

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