Category Archives: News

Recent Practice Merger

Farnham Medical Centre recently merged with 2 other local practices, Chichester Practice and Westoe Surgery.  This has created 1 large practice of almost 18,000 patients serving residents of South Shields.  The newly merged practice has a main site at 435 Stanhope … Continue reading

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Care.data

Everyone will be receiving the leaflet “Better information means better care” through the post.  It is important to read this leaflet as it explains how information about your health is used, shared and protected and what choices you have. Sharing … Continue reading

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Summary Care Records

Everyone should have received information through the post regarding having their details updated onto the Summary Care Records (SCR). Should you require any further information or have not received your original letter please contact the practice. For any patients who … Continue reading

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Holiday Vaccinations

Now is the time when many of you are planning your summer  holidays. If you need any vaccinations before you go please make an appointment with the practice nurse. She will discuss exactly what you need and give the required … Continue reading

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Car Parking

There is now a new parking area near the surgery in Farnham Road with several parking spaces and 2 disabled parking bays.

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Free NHS Health Check

Farnham Medical Centre is currently offering Free NHS Health Checks.  The aim of these are to prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease. These checks are available to all our patients aged between 40 and 74 who have not … Continue reading

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New website for the practice

Welcome to our new website which has been developed to provide the latest and useful information to the patients and visitors. We hope you find the website user friendly and it’s easy for you to locate the desired information. Please … Continue reading

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