MacMillan Coffee Morning
Thank you to members from the Patient Forum and to staff and others who provided cakes for the Coffee Morning. Pleased to advise that we raised £138.15 for Macmillan.
Orthopaedic Practitioner First Pilot
From Monday 1st October 2018, practices in North Shields are piloting an Orthopaedic Practitioner First Scheme, which means for certain musculoskeletal conditions which you would usually need to see a GP to refer you to an Orthopaedic Practitioner, that you can be booked in for an appointment directly with the Practitioner. These clinics will usually be held at our North Shields branch on Monday and Tuesday mornings, the Reception Team will be able to verify you meet the criteria to be able to book directly.
Changes to Battle Hill Health Centre
Please see attached poster for details of changes at Battle Hill Health Centre - From 1st October 2018, there will no longer be a Walk-In Centre.
Battle Hill Health Centre - 1st October 18 onwards
Age UK North Tyneside
will be providing appointments at our North Shields branch on the second Thursday of each month for the next 5 months from July 18 onwards. To book an appointment with Age Uk North Tyneside, please see a member of the Reception Team.
Please see attached for further information.
Age UK North Tyneside
Evening and weekend appointments
We now have additional appointments available at a time to suit you – after 6.30pm on weekdays and also on Saturdays and Sundays through the day. Bank holidays are also covered by this new initiative.
This has been organised by your Priory Medical Group, in partnership with other GP practices in North Tyneside. These appointments are all pre-bookable so, if you need an appointment in the evening or the weekend because you are busy during the week, then please continue to arrange it through the practice.
Many of these appointments will be available on the same day that you call your practice if you need to make an appointment to be seen quickly. There are appointments until 8pm on weekdays and on Saturdays and Sundays, to see a doctor (GP), nurse or Health Care Assistant.
Some of these appointments are at hubs or central locations to suit you, but they are all provided by local doctors and nurses and they have full access to your patient notes.
Please ask a member of the Reception Team for further details.
If you are calling to arrange an appointment at the weekend, please call the team on 0191 486 2195 and they will be happy to help.