Archive | September, 2013

MP visit to Throckley

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, heard about the challenges facing those working in primary care during a recent visit to a GP practice in her constituency. Arranged as part of the British Medical Association’s national programme of MP visits to GP surgeries, Catherine went to Throckley Primary Care to meet with patients and staff, including […]

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New Partner, new baby and staff changes!

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed a new Partner to the practice.  Dr Helen Forbes (whom many of you will know as she has been working at the practice for several years as a Salaried GP) will begin her new role in October.  Dr Forbes is an additional partner, none of the existing […]

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Patient Feedback

We are always keen to hear of your feedback regarding our service, so that we can endeavour to improve anything that needs improving and maintain/build upon things we are doing well. We receive a lot of verbal and written thank you messages and compliments.  The NHS Choices website has a section for patients to review […]

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CQC inspections

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) make sure hospitals, care homes, dental and GP surgeries, and all other care services in England provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care, and encourage them to make improvements.  They do this by inspecting services and publishing the results on their website http://www.cqc.org.uk/ to help the public make better decisions […]

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