Welcome to Throckley Primary Care

Drs. Grainger, Joughin, Jones, Blaylock & Forbes

Patients who Did Not Attend for Appointments

PATIENT INFORMATION

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

 October 2015 – 146     (30 Hours)

November 2015 – 204   (43 Hours)

December 2015 – 180   (43 Hours)

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

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

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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

Throckley Primary Care have a Facebook page!

Please go online and visit our new page on Facebook – Throckley Primary Care.  Please “like” our page to keep up to date with all important, current health information and clinic details.  We will also advise you of Practice closure dates in advance.

New Service – Ways to Wellness Drop in Clinic

If you are aged between 40-74 years and have one of the following long term conditions (COPD, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Epilepsy, Osteoporosis and any of the aforementioned with anxiety and depression) we now have a Link Worker (Steve Brown) from Ways to Wellness who will be having a Drop in Clinic every Tuesday from 3.00-5.00pm from 24th November 2015.  Please pop in and have a chat with him.

Online Services Update

New Online Service……….

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.

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.  Registration forms available at Reception.

Services you can do online:-

  • Book an Appointment
  • Order your Repeat Prescription
  • View your Summary Medical Records

Extended hours service

We offer an “Extended Hours” service offering some early morning appointments on Wednesday and Thursday mornings.  There is also a Saturday morning surgery on one Saturday per month. Read more…

Award winning practice!

We are very proud to have won several awards Read more…

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.