Welcome to Throckley Primary Care

Drs Joughin, Jones, Blaylock & Forbes

Sure Start Family Fun Days Summer 2016

Sure Start Family Fun Days for Summer 2016

From 1-3pm on the following dates with the usual activities and the play bus located behind Throckley Primary Care:

Read more…

Patients Who Did Not Attend Appointments – July 2016

PATIENT INFORMATION – July 2016

 Number of patients who DID NOT ATTEND (DNA) appointments:-

 GP – 39 Appointments   (7.5 HOURS)

NURSE – 56 Appointments (12 HOURS)

TOTAL – 95 APPOINTMENTS LOST

 Please help us to help you. If you no longer require your appointment, please contact the Practice and cancel your appointment. Thank you.

Patient Participation Group

The next PPG Meeting will be on Thursday 29th September 2016 9.00-12.00 noon.  If you would like to join this Group please pick up a registration form at Reception.  Thank you.

New Online Services

You can now register for Online Services with our clinical system provider SystmOne.  Please call in at Reception and pick up a new registration form.  You will need to provide TWO forms of ID to register for this service.  One must have photographic evidence e.g. Passport, Driving Licence and the second should confirm you live at the registered address. Read more…

SMS TEXT MESSAGING SERVICE

In the very near future Throckley Primary Care will be sending patients who have a mobile telephone, a confirmation text and a reminder text of their forthcoming appointment at the Practice. Read more…

Use your NHS Wisely

KNOW YOUR NHS AND WHAT IT COSTS:

Calling an Ambulance:  £240.00

Stepping into A & E:   £111

Stepping into your GP Surgery:   £32.00

A call to NHS Direct:   £16.00

A click on NHS Choices Website:   £0.46 Read more…

Extract of Fit Note Information

The Department of Health has advised us that at the end of January they will begin extracting information on Fit Notes (formerly called Sick Notes) from patient medical records. This information will be anonymised so individuals will not be identified. Read more…

Welfare Rights Drop In Clinic – Monthly

Newcastle Law Centre (Welfare Rights) will be providing an Advice Drop in Service for Throckley Primary Care Patients on the second Monday of each month,  they will be here next on the 8th February 10am til 12 noon. Pop in and have a chat if you have any problems with Welfare Benefits.

Healthwatch Award for Throckley Primary Care

IMG_3152

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded a “Healthwatch Star” certificate for our work in Palliative Care.  Well done to the team.

Walk in Centre at Lemington Resource Centre

Are you aware there is a Nurse Practitioner led Walk in Centre at the Lemington Resource Centre?

No appointment needed.

Who CANNOT attend – Children under the age of two years, chest pain, shortness of breath, head injuries with neurological symptoms, head/neck/shoulder/hip injuries or chemical injuries to the eye.

Conditions that CAN BE treated – coughs and colds; high temperature; simple cuts, grazes and bruises; strains and sprains; bites and stings; stomach upsets; ear, nose and throat problems; minor burns or scalds; emergency contraception; sexual health advice; minor skin infections or rashes; ear syringing and urinary tract infections.

Opening Hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8.30am – 12.00 noon

Friday 1.00pm – 4.30pm

Address – Lemington Resource Centre, Tyne View, Lemington NE15 8RZ

Telephone: 0191 229 1806

Appointments

To see a GP or Nurse please telephone us on (0191) 264 1014 or come into the Practice to book an appointment.  You can also book an appointment and order your repeat prescriptions ONLINE at systmonline.tpp-uk.com.  To register for the online service please ask for a registration form at Reception.