Category Archives: News

GP Earnings 2019/20

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 … Continue reading

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Roadmap out of Lockdown 2021

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NHS 111 – Help Us Help You

On Tuesday 1st December, NHS England and NHS Improvement is launching the next phase of the ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign which will focus on the NHS 111 Service as a new way to access A&E/Emergency Departments The aim of … Continue reading

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Coronavirus

  If you have symptoms of coronavirus (a high temperature or a new, continuous cough or loss or change to your sense of taste or smell), use the 111 coronavirus service. If you need help or advice not related to … Continue reading

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minutes of patient participation group 4 12 2018

patient forum minutes 4 12 2018

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Privacy Information

A privacy notice is a statement that discloses some or all of the ways in which the practice gathers, uses, discloses and manages a patient’s data.  It fulfils a legal requirement to protect a patient’s privacy.  Please see below to … Continue reading

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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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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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