Welcome to Priory Medical Group
Welcome along to our surgery website where we hope you will quickly benefit from a user friendly layout and a wealth of information about the healthcare services available at all three of our sites. Find out when we are open and what to do when we are not, all from the comfort of your own home.
Priory Medical Group consists of our main surgery and 2 branches. Our main surgery is based in North Shields with branches in Hadrian Park, Wallsend and Percy Street, Tynemouth.
The NHS in England and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
The risk to the general public is moderate. If you have arrived back to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau within 14 days, follow the specific advice for returning travellers.
Call 111 now if you've been:
- to Wuhan or Hubei Province in China in the last 14 days (even if you do not have symptoms)
- to other parts of China, including Macau and Hong Kong, in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
- to Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Republic of Korea or Malaysia in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
- in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus
Do NOT go to a GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital.
Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people
One Click Away
You can now access a number of services online. Ordering a repeat prescription or booking an appointment are just a click away.
If you are authorised for online services, you will be able to book or cancel appointments from the website links below.
To register for on line services, please obtain a registration form from one of our Receptionists, please show identification so that our staff can identify you correctly.
Health and Happiness
Our team are dedicated to your continued good health and approach your care with professionalism, discretion and friendliness. You can count on a warm welcome from everyone involved here at the practice.
Our premises are accessible to disabled people and include the provision of a toilet suitable for wheelchair access. There is an induction loop at the reception counter for patients who are deaf or hard of hearing. If you have difficulty accessing any of our premises please ring the bell located to the right of the external door. Additionally as our North Shields surgery has two floors there is also a patient lift.
Communicating with patients
We want to get better at communicating with our patients. Please see the accessible information link for further information.
Think Pharmacy First
Sometimes when you or your family are unwell, you may not need to make an appointment to see your GP (family doctor). Your local community pharmacist is a trained medical professional who can provide free advice on the best treatment for a wide range of illnesses and minor ailments.
(Site updated 24/02/2020)