Welcome to Throckley Primary Care

Drs Joughin, Jones, Blaylock, Forbes and Zamoyski

Patient Participation Group

Patient Participation Group - meeting on Wednesday 28th February 2018 from 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.

What is the Patient Participation Group (PPG)?

A Patient Participation Group (PPG) is a group of people who are patients of the Practice and want to help it work as well as it can for patients, doctors and staff.  The NHS requires every practice to have a PPG. read more...

GP Online Services

You can now register for online services which will allow you to order repeat prescriptions and book appointments, you can do this by either ringing the practice or come down and register with a receptionist.

You are now able to view your Summary Medical Records (current medication, allergies & adverse reactions) online as well as booking an appointment and ordering your repeat medication. You will need to come into the practice and fill in a form and also 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.  

Patients who did not attend for appointments Jan 2018

Number of patients who DID NOT ATTEND (DNA) appointment:

 GP - 45 (8 HOURS)
NURSE - 52 Appointments (10 HOURS)
 Please help us to help you. If you no longer require your appointment, please contact the Practice and cancel your appointment.  Thank you.

Are you aged 40-74 years of age?

NHS Health Checks Are you aged 40-74 years of age? If so you may be eligible for a FREE NHS Health Check appointment with one of our Healthcare Assistants (please see exclusion criteria below). Please book your appointment with our Reception team. This service is primarily a preventive one; it is NOT intended for those people who already have vascular disease e.g. people with an existing diagnosis of coronary heart disease, stroke/TIA, peripheral vascular disease, atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes, heart failure, chronic kidney disease (CKD stage 3-5), hypertension or those with confirmed familial hyperlipidaemia. Patients on the Mental Health Register (who should be screened for heart disease as part of their routine review) are also excluded from the service.

Contraceptive Implants Update

Dr Joughin is now able to fit and remove implants, please contact the surgery for further information.

Use your NHS Wisely


  • £247 to call out an ambulance
  • £124 for a single visit to A&E
  • £32 for an appointment with your GP
  • £16 to call NHS 111
  • £0.46 to click onto NHS choices website


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.