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The Practice will be closed from 12 midday on Wednesday 16th October and will re-open at 8.30am on Thursday 17th October.  Please click on opening time link and what to do when we are closed for more information.  Please ensure you order your medication in time.



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Welcome to The Park Medical Group

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.

2019 FLU VACCINATION CLINICS

Thursday 31st October from 1.30pm until 5.15 pm at Fawdon for any patient aged 18 years and over who have a long term medical condition that requires regular medication, pregnant women and those patients aged 65 years and over

There is a national distribution problem with vaccines for patients aged 18 years and over.  This is completely out of our control and we've had to adjust our plans as there have been further last minute changes to our delivery dates.  We should have had a supply in stock ready for our Saturday clinic.

For those patients aged under 18 years who are entitled to a nasal flu vaccination these are centrally supplied by NHS England and as yet we are unable to order any supplies.  Please keep checking this website for updates.

 

Do you really need to see a GP? Can the Pharmacist help?

Minor ailment scheme

Most pharmacies also run a minor ailment scheme for common health problems like aches and pains, skin conditions and stomach upsets. For more information click on link Pharmacy information

Check with your pharmacy to see if they run a minor ailment scheme, the pharmacist will be able to assess your needs, give you advice, suggest medicines if appropriate, and refer you to a GP if necessary.

When pharmacies provide medicines as part of a minor ailment scheme, you get the medicines on the NHS. 

If you normally pay a prescription charge, the charge will apply.  If you're exempt from prescription charges - if you're under 16 or over 60, for example, if you have a prescription prepayment certificate (PPC) - you won't pay for the medicine.

SAME DAY APPOINTMENT FOR POORLY CHILDREN

Triage team are available each morning to discuss any concern you may have regarding your child and we offer urgent appointments each day during our working hours.  This saves you attending A&E or a walk in centre.  It is more appropriate for you to attend your GP surgery.   You can also access free advice from 111 service 24 hours a day.  This is a Freephone number from landlines and mobiles.  NHS Choices website also has helpful information available (click on our link Children & Young People).

You may also find information in the Little Orange Book useful which is available from Reception or you can ask your HV for a copy.  The book covers common minor illness, treatment and also times to seek medical assistance.  You can also download a copy http://www.newcastlegatesheadccg.nhs.uk/little-orange-book/

GP extended access

Triage Nurses are now able to book our registered patients into extended access GP appointments. The GP Hub's are situated at:

  • Molineux Street
  • Ponteland Road Walk in Centre
  • Westgate Road 

The appointments are with local GPs and are pre-booked for you (so no need to sit and wait).  For more information click GP extended hours access hub 

Accountable / Named GP for all patients

The practice is required by the government under terms of the latest GP contract to allocate all patients to a named accountable GP.  If you wish to be told the name of your accountable GP, please ask the receptionist when you are next in the surgery.

Having a named GP does not prevent you seeing any other doctor in the practice and will not have an effect on your care.  Your named GP will not be available at all times.

(Site updated 15/10/2019)
For appointments and prescriptions please use the Online Services link above. Alternatively, just click here.
 
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