Patient Participation Group (PPG)

Updated on 28th June 2018 at 11:37 am

As from June 2018, the practice has made the decision to move the Patient Participation Group (PPG) to a virtual forum. The ‘myPPG’ forum allows not only private space for our own PPG conversations, but gives patient access to other PPG members across the country.  We hope that patients will find this a valuable resource. […]

Dr Davies and Partners – Earnings

Updated on 28th March 2018 at 1:03 pm

All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. However, it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading. It takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice and […]

Non-clinical Staff Changes – March 2018

Updated on 9th March 2018 at 6:12 pm

  We would like to welcome Kelly to the practice as the newest member of our reception team.  She has previously worked within a GP surgery and we hope you will help welcome her to the practice.

Non-Clinical Staff Changes – February 2018

Updated on 22nd February 2018 at 3:22 pm

You may notice some changes in non-clinical staffing over the next couple of weeks. Two of our reception staff, Jenny and Sue, are making the move to more admin based roles within the practice.  Patients will more than likely still see them around, but they will move away from working in reception and answering the […]

GP Registrars – February 2018

Updated on 22nd February 2018 at 3:11 pm

Dr Aisha Inam has now completed her training with the practice and has moved on to her next training placement.  We wish her well for her future career. Dr Parisa Rahimpourojani (known as Dr Ojani) is our new GP Registrar and will be completing her training with us from February 2018 to August 2018.  We hope you […]

McMillan Coffee Morning

Updated on 19th October 2017 at 4:12 pm

We would like to thank Katrina for all her hard work in organising the McMillan Coffee Morning held recently and to everyone who contributed cakes. And a special big thank you to all of you who popped in to share a cuppa and a piece of cake with us.  We raised the grand total of £434.

GP Registrars

Updated on 7th September 2017 at 2:54 pm

Dr Iain Smith-Gillespie has now completed his training with the practice and has moved on to his next training placement.  We wish him well for his future career. Dr Aisha Inam is our new GP Registrar and will be completing her training with us from August 2017 to February 2018.  We hope you will join […]

Extended Hours Clinics

Updated on 9th June 2017 at 9:56 am

Due to unforeseen circumstances we are temporarily stopping provision of extended hours clinics on a Tuesday and Wednesday evening. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause, and will keep patients updated once we are in a position to provide these again.

Dr Smith

Updated on 9th June 2017 at 9:56 am

Please be aware that Dr Smith is currently away from the practice until further notice.  We will keep patients updated once we have any news of a return date.

** NHS IT Issues – UPDATE **

Updated on 16th May 2017 at 11:21 am

Thanks to the hard work of the staff at NECS and Newcastle Gateshead CCG, our clinical system is now up and running again.  This means appointment bookings and prescription requests can now be dealt with as usual. We still have limited access to some other services (lab results, email etc.) and are, of course, dealing with […]

** NHS IT Issues **

Updated on 13th May 2017 at 9:49 pm

Please be aware that NHS services across the region are experiencing IT issues.  No medical records have been compromised.  Local service issues are due to the NHS system being taken offline for security upgrades. We are currently unable to access our clinical system and due to this we are therefore only able to deal with issues […]

New GPs

Updated on 31st March 2017 at 3:10 pm

As of Monday 3rd April we will be joined by two new GPs: Dr Fiona Smith – Dr Smith will be replacing Dr Browell as our new Partner.  Dr Smith will be working all day Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.  She has previously been with us as both a GP Registrar and as a maternity locum. […]

Dr Browell and Partners Net Earnings

Updated on 31st March 2017 at 2:51 pm

NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice is publicised, and the required disclosure is shown below. However it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice, and should not […]

Do you really need paracetamol on prescription?

Updated on 7th March 2017 at 11:31 am

Did you know that the NHS in Newcastle Gateshead spent £1.24 million last year on a product easily bought in pharmacies, high street shops and supermarkets? What else could this money buy??  Find out by clicking here The NHS belongs to YOU – please use it responsibly.  

Dr Browell – Retirement

Updated on 9th February 2017 at 10:53 am

You may be aware that Dr Browell will be retiring on 31st March 2017 after many successful years as a Partner of our Practice. Dr Fiona Smith, who has spent time with us as both a GP Registrar and as maternity cover, will be joining us as a Partner from 1st April 2017. All of […]

Planned Closures

Updated on 23rd December 2016 at 2:35 pm

Current planned closure dates (staff training and bank holidays) for March 2017 through to May 2017 can be found here.

Carers Information

Updated on 17th October 2016 at 4:11 pm

Carer’s Identification If you’re a Carer who helps and supports someone who can’t manage on their own, we want to ensure YOU get all the support YOU need.  We are trying to identify & support as many Carers as we can. Particularly those people who may be looking after a member of their family or […]

Accessible Information Standard

Updated on 17th October 2016 at 3:37 pm

Accessible Information – How we can help You We are committed to providing you with information in the best possible format to meet your needs. If you require information in an alternative format, (for example,  larger print, telephone or face to face) please inform reception staff. We will place a note on your medical record […]

Flu Vaccination Programme winter 2016

Updated on 17th October 2016 at 3:06 pm

We are currently running our winter 2016 flu vaccination programme. If you have received a letter inviting you for a flu vaccination, and have not yet had the vaccination, please contact the surgery and make an appointment with the practice nurse. Seasonal Flu Vaccination Flu (also known as influenza) is a highly infectious illness caused by […]

New Registrar – Dr Rowlands

Updated on 1st September 2016 at 4:42 pm

As we are a teaching practice we are able to offer newly qualified doctors the opportunity to work in our practice.  We would like to introduce you to our new Registrar Dr Julia Rowlands.  She started on 3rd August and will be with us until February 2017. I’m sure you will welcome her during her […]

Dr Browell and Partners net earnings 2015/2016

Updated on 31st March 2016 at 11:23 am

NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice is publicised, and the required disclosure is shown below. However it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice, and should not […]

New Registrar – Dr Briggs

Updated on 29th February 2016 at 11:20 am

As we are a teaching practice we are able to offer newly qualified doctors the opportunity to work in our practice.  We would like to introduce you to our new Registrar Dr William Briggs. He started on 3/2/2016 and will be with us for the next 6 months. I’m sure you will welcome him during […]

Information NOW – Newcastle's Older People's website

Updated on 12th February 2015 at 12:54 pm

Information NOW is the information and advice website for people over 50 in Newcastle, their families and carers. They want to help you stay informed, make choices, be independent and have an excellent quality of life. For more information click on the link below: http://informationnow.org.uk/articles/602/information-in-the-city

Would you recommend us to your Friends and Family?

Updated on 1st December 2014 at 12:26 pm

The NHS friends and family test   Would you recommend this service to friends and family?   The NHS friends and family test (FFT) is an important opportunity for you to provide feedback on the services that provide your care and treatment. Your feedback will help NHS England to improve services for everyone. Click on the link […]

Repeat prescribing

Updated on 31st May 2014 at 9:52 am

 We have now implemented online repeat presribing. If you find the link does not work, please cut and paste the link into your browser until we solve the current technical problem.  https://SystmOnline.tpp-uk.com/Login?PracticeId=A86020    

Patient Survey Report March 2014

Updated on 31st March 2014 at 1:50 pm

The new Patient Survey Report for March 2014 is now available to read. Click the link to read it. Patient_Survey_Report_March_2014[2]  

Dr Harry Darling retired

Updated on 2nd October 2013 at 6:17 pm

Dr Darling retired from GP practice on Friday March 28th. We already know he will be a great miss, by staff and patients alike but I’m sure you will join us in wishing him well.

NHS Newcastle North and East Clinical Commissioning Group

Updated on 21st May 2013 at 8:14 am

It has been confirmed that the Governing Body will meet on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 at Walker Activity Dome, Walker, Newcastle.  The meeting will commence 1.30pm with refreshments from 1.15pm.  Papers and agenda will be available on the CCG website shortly.Anyone wanting to attend is free to do so.   For more information on NNECG […]

What to do when your GP Surgery is closed!

Updated on 9th May 2013 at 11:33 am

What to do when your GP practice is closed:    –  if it’s a life-threatening emergency call 999 – if you need medical help but it’s not an emergency call 111 NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life-threatening emergency.  Calls to NHS 111 are FREE […]

Benefit Changes

Updated on 16th April 2013 at 1:41 pm

If you think you may be affected by the recent changes in benefits and would like more information. Click on the link below for help and advice. https://www.newcastle.gov.uk/sites/drupalncc.newcastle.gov.uk/files/wwwfileroot/benefits-and-council-tax/welfare_rights_and_money_advice/where_to_get_advice_feb13.pdf  

Patient and Public Participation Group

Updated on 6th January 2012 at 1:12 pm

The practice has a patient and public participation group whose members are patients of the practice. The group has met twice to date. The latest minutes are available to read. Click here to read. The members have volunteered to get involved in discussions about services currently provided by the practice and in the development of new services. […]