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WELCOME TO OUR SURGERY

We are open 8.30 am to 6pm Monday to Friday plus extended hours on Monday Evenings and some Saturdays - see this link

Our List is "open" and we are accepting new patients. If you want to register at the Surgery we have further details on our registration page.


Work at the surgery

Work has been completed on the new consulting room at the Surgery, finishing touches to follow. Read more...


National Cancer Diagnosis Audit

The Surgery is participating in this audit which takes place every year looking at cancer diagnoses over the past year. It helps us to look at whether we can do any better on making early diagnoses of cancer and contributes to the national audit doing the same. There is a patient information poster with more information.


Online consulting

The surgery is offering online consulting using e-Consult. You can ask for administrative help from reception or clinical help from a doctor or nurse. Further information available on this video clip. This is in addition and complementary to direct access to records through SystmOnline. Read more...


Improved access to GP services

An extended access service has started in Newcastle. If there are not enough appointments at the Surgery patients can be booked into urgent care centres elsewhere to be seen. Read more ...


How we use your information

We have put together a more detailed explanation of how we use and protect information about you in a new privacy page.


National Diabetes Audit

The practice is participating in this important national project about Diabetes care and treatment in the NHS. More information ...


Nurse Practitioner

Sister Elaine Robinson, our Nurse Practitioner, is qualified to deal with a range of minor illnesses in patients over 10 years of age such as cuts and grazes, strains and sprains, bites and stings, stomach upsets, ear and throat infections, minor scalds and burns, emergency contraception, cough and colds, sexual health advice and minor skin infections and rashes. She is also a qualified Nurse Prescriber. Please consider booking an appointment with Elaine rather than use a GP appointment.


Doctors in training

Our fourth GP Registrar, Dr Ann Main was with us from Feb 2019 until May 2019 as part of her GP specialist training under the supervision of Dr Sajni Gupta, our GP trainer. She is now on maternity leave but will be rejoining us next year.

The practice also trains Foundation junior hospital doctors at the surgery under the supervision of Dr Julian Hargreaves. These doctors have had a full year of experience working on the wards in hospital and spend four months at the surgery gaining valuable experience in primary care medicine. Dr Lindsay Hirst started at the Surgery on Wed 3 Apr and will be with us until Aug 2019.


The Little Orange Book/Ill Children

The Little Orange Book is a new publication produced by Child Health Doctors in our CCG. It contains some invaluable advice on helping babies and young children when they are poorly. A copy is at this link and will always be available on our Practice Services page here. Copies are available in the surgery and may be useful in reassuring parents.

We do, however, understand parents' concerns when children are ill, especially if this is sudden. We will always offer an ill child a same-day appointment and this is likely to be quicker than waiting at A&E.


Ways to Wellness

Ways to Wellness is a new service available in the west of Newcastle aimed at those aged 40-74 who are living with a long term condition. Read more...


Online Access to Detailed Medical Records and Test Results

On Wednesday 23 September 2015 the surgery enabled online access to detailed patient records. Read more ...


Patient Participation Group

Details of our Patient Group, minutes of our meetings and results of patient satisfaction surveys are all on our Patient Participation Group page. If you are interested in becoming involved please contact the Practice Manager.


Lemington Centre

There is a nurse practitioner service available at Lemington Centre. Details of the service are here. No appointment is necessary.

We also run a GP clinic in the Lemington Centre on Monday and Wednesday mornings. Appointments to see the GP are necessary and through our normal 0191 229 0090 number - or book online.


Wi-Fi Access

The surgery is wi-fi enabled and we wish to offer this as a free service for patients. Username and password details are available in the surgery


Telephoning the Surgery

Our patient group recently debated the results of our annual patient survey and asked us to produce this briefing note in the hope that it will save time and frustration when telephoning us.


Electronic Prescription Service

In March 2013 we started prescribing electronically as part of the NHS Electronic Prescription Service. We think this makes it easier for some patients who would otherwise have to collect paper prescriptions from the surgery. Read this link for further information...


4 Newburn Rd Newburn
Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 8LX
Tel: (0191) 229 0090
Fax: (0191) 267 4830

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