Welcome to Throckley Primary Care

Drs Joughin, Jones, Blaylock, Forbes and Zamoyski

Contraceptive Implants Update

Please note that due to a change over in contracts we will temporarily not be fitting or removing implants until mid May 2017. This service can be carried out at the New Croft Centre in Newcastle City Centre.  

Bank Holiday Closure 2017

Please remember the Practice will be closed:- Bank Holiday Monday - 1st May 2017
Please order your repeat medication early if this is due over the Bank Holiday weekend. Thank you.

Want to Lose Weight – Sign up to “Newcastlecan”

GET INOLVED WITH NEWCASTLE’S EXCITING NEW CAMPAIGN!  In a bold new initiative, Newcastle is trying something a bit different to help the nation lose weight. Celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is working alongside Newcastle Council to ask the people who live, work and play in the city to join up to the campaign #NewcastleCan and commit to losing a total of 100,000lbs over a year. We need YOU! So sign up and tell your friends and colleagues here: www.newcastlecan.com On the website, you’ll find loads of useful tips about healthy eating & exercise. Check out our Twitter and Facebook, to share how you’re getting involved!              

Are you aged 40-74 years of age?

NHS HEALTH CHECKS (UPDATED POST) 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.

Practice Closure Dates 2017

Please find below a list of 2017dates where the Practice will be CLOSED  Staff Training  Tuesday 31st January 12.30-6.00pm Thursday 27th April 12.30-6.00pm Wed 10th May 12.30-6.00pm Thursday 6th July 12.30-6.00pm Thursday 14th September 12.30-6.00pm Thursday 12th October 12.30-6.00pm Wed 22nd November 12.30-6.00pm Thursday 15th March 2018 12.30-6.00pm  Bank Holidays  Friday 14th April 2017 Monday 17th April 2017 Monday 1st May 2017 Monday 29th May 2017 Monday 28th August 2017 Monday 25th December 2017 Tuesday 26th December 2017 Monday 1st January 2018

Patient who Did Not Attend for Appointments – March 17

PATIENT INFORMATION – MAR 2017  Number of patients who DID NOT ATTEND (DNA) appointments:-  GP - 45 (9.5 HOURS) NURSE - 89 Appointments (21 HOURS) TOTAL – 134 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.

Useful Information………….

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Online Services – Register Today………

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.  If you are known to our Reception Team they can add you to the system by "vouching" for you.  Alternatively, 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...

Medical Students in the Practice – Consent & Confidentiality

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Patient Participation Group

The next PPG Meeting will be on Thursday 22nd June 2017 1.00-3.30pm.  If you would like to join this Group please pick up a registration form at Reception.  Thank you.

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.