There is a national shortage of blood specimen bottles and we have now been instructed by NHS England to stop all blood testing unless clinically urgent, until 17th September.
Please note that the surgery cannot provide letters proving your vaccination status. You can view and share your status via the NHS app, or you can call 119 who can provide a letter for you. Please see here for more information Vaccination status for travelling abroad
We are in the processing of contacting patients with booked appointments for non urgent bloods before this date to rearrange your appointments.
We are sorry for the inconvenience but these are circumstances beyond our (and the NHS) control.
There has been some information in the media recently about data sharing in the NHS. If you would like to opt out of your data being shared for research and planning purposes please use the following link to download and complete the forms. How to opt out | medConfidential
Please note the part 1 form must be returned to us before 1st September.
Our phone lines are overwhelmed at the moment, we can only hold a certain number of people in the queue, after that you should get a message stating no call handlers are available. Our provider has advised that the sheer volume of calls means that this doesn't always happen. We would suggest calling after Tuesday when the phone lines are typically quieter. You could also complete an econsult form or email us at NGCCG.A85016@NHS.NET.
10 Tips to Beat the Gloom - a useful guide with hints and tips to support good mental health. Click Here to read the document
Patients can now self refer to the Physiotherapy and Musculoskeletal service (TIMS) without the need for a GP appointment. Click here for more information
All telephone calls will be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.
Help reduce missed appointments by signing up for text reminders, see reception to have this activated
See here for our DNA policy.
If you are currently a patient and are moving to a new home, please check the NHS practice boundary map to see if you still eligible to be a patient Practice catchment area
We are now able to send appointment details and reminders by text message - our reception team will be happy to activate this for you, please let them know if you'd like to sign up.
The practice supports the goverment's "Zero Tolerance" campaign for NHS staff - please see here for more information Zero Tolerance Policy