Category Archives: News

Surgery Closures 2016/2017

Practice will be closed from 12pm on: Wednesday        3rd February 2016 Thursday             February 25th 2016 Tuesday               8th March 2016 Wednesday        11th May 2016 Tuesday               June 7th 2016 Thursday             14th July 2016 Tuesday               20th September 2016 Wednesday        October 5th 2016 Thursday             … Continue reading

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Patient survey feedback

We would like to thank all of our patients that have taken the time to complete surveys regarding the practice in the last year. These surveys provide valuable feedback that enables us to continuously improve the service we provide for … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new Practice Nurse, Suzanne Hall

Welcome to Suzanne Hall Suzanne Hall joined the team in October. Suzanne is a very experienced nurse and will be offering the same range of services that Hilary did prior to her retirement. Suzanne has also completed family planning training so … Continue reading

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Extra Care Appointments

Extra Care Appointments A project to offer extended access to primary care is running across Gateshead. Additional GP and Nurse appointments are available at the following locations: Blaydon Primary Care Centre (from 7 September 2015) Monday – Friday 8am – … Continue reading

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Long Term condition reviews

Long Term Condition reviews We have changed the way we provide reviews for our patients with long term conditions. If you have been diagnosed with a condition like Diabetes, Chronic Heart Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hypertension, Asthma or COPD or have a history of … Continue reading

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Patient Transport booking

From the 1 October 2014 booking patient transport service will change GP practices will no longer book patient transport services ERS medical will take on the role of booking a Patient Transport service for patient requiring non-emergency transport To make … Continue reading

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Free NHS Health Check

An NHS Health Check aims to help you lower your risk of four common but often preventable diseases: heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease. It’s a free check up for adults in England aged between 40 and 74 who … Continue reading

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Stop Smoking

Do you want to stop smoking?  Do you need any help or advice? Ask at Reception to book an appointment with Carol, our Healthcare Assistant. Call free on 0800 531 6317 Go online, visit: www.stopsmokingnhs.co.uk Find your local stop smoking advisor: Use … Continue reading

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Patient Participation Group

Patient Participation Group We would like to hear your views on how we can improve services at Second Street Surgery. We are forming a Patient Participation Group to encourage patients to give their views about how the Practice is performing. … Continue reading

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Information for Carer’s

DO YOU CARE for someone who cannot manage on their own, because of illness or frailty, or who is suffering from a physical or mental dissability or from substance misuse? If you provide a significant amount of care directly to … Continue reading

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