Meningitis Vaccine 17/18 year old

Protection from meningitis and septicaemia  Men ACWY vaccine  This is being offered as a new vaccination programme for all 17 and 18 year olds born between 01 September 1996 and 31 August 1997. This vaccine protects against meningitis (inflammation of the brain) and septicaemia (blood poisoning) caused by meningococcal groups A, C, W and Y. […]

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Breathe Easy (British Lung Foundation)

Want to learn how to manage your lung condition? Breathe Easy groups are for anyone with a lung condition as well as their family and friends.  There is no need to book, just come along. Breathe Easy (Newcastle West) meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month 1.00-3.00pm Denton Burn Community Association, Slatyford Lane, Denton […]

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Celebration of Success – Runner up Award

Well done to our Receptionist Daniel McKeswick who came 2nd in the local “Celebration of Success” Awards 2015 for Apprentices in the North East.  We are all very proud of Daniel, who is already a winner to us! Daniel is pictured below with our Receptionist Emma who was also Runner Up in last year’s Celebration […]

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Great News – Healthwatch Mystery Shopper Report

Throckley Primary Care had a “Mystery Shopper” visit from Healthwatch and we are delighted that we received an excellent report with “no recommendations”.  They were especially pleased with our “Patient Information Area” in the waiting room. Please find attached the Newcastle Healthwatch Report Compliments comments and complaints a follow up and the report for Throckley […]

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Passport Forms – GPs unable to Counter Sign

Please be aware that GPs are no longer able to counter sign Passport Forms following new guidance from the Passport Office below:- The counter signatory must not: • Be related by birth or marriage • Be living at the same address as the applicant/parent of applicant Additional Update: “In the past it was ok to […]

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GMS 2014-15 Contractual Requirement & Statement of Intent

GMS 2014-15 Contractual Requirement and Statement of Intent (To be available from 31st March 2015) Patient online access                                               Patients at this practice can book appointments online. Yes                                Patients at this practice can order their repeat prescriptions online. Yes                                Patients at this practice can access summary information from their medical record online (medications, allergies, adverse reactions […]

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Information in the City

Providing trusted information in the City . 2014 Information in the City Providing Trusted Information in Newcastle Info in the City slides for GPs surgeries

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Cold Weather Update

The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Cold Weather alert, which indicates that severe weather is now imminent. There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions from today until early next week. The following advice is being issued by Public Health England “Make sure that you stay warm. If going outside make […]

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Practice Closure

Please note we are now OPEN tomorrow afternoon – Tuesday 13th January. The staff training session has been cancelled to enable us to deal with winter pressures.

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