142021Jul

Face Masks and Social Distancing beyond 19th July 2021

Public Health England have made it clear that infection prevention control guidance is to remain in place for GP practices and other health care providers beyond the 19th July 2021 This means that mask-wearing and physical distancing will continue beyond the 19th July for all patients at Benfield Park Medical Group Help us keep our…

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82021Jul

Worried about a poorly child?

Check out the NHS Child Health app! Developed by paediatricians it offers useful hints and tips on childhood illnesses, such as upset tummies, diarrhea, and viral illnesses, how to recognise when your child is unwell, and when and where to seek further treatment. You can search for ‘NHS Child Health’ on Google Play Store or…

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82021Jul

COVID Vaccination Programme Update #6

Patients in England who have received a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine will now be able to prove their vaccination status for international travel. This information can be displayed digitally on the NHS app (this is not the NHS COVID-19 app used for track and trace) which can then be downloaded or printed out. If…

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12021Jul

Closed at 5:30pm 01/07/21

Due to unforeseen circumstances we will be closed from 5:30pm today. Surgery will reopen usual time tomorrow. Apologies for any inconvenience caused, for medical advice and queries contact 111 or your local walk-in centre and for all medical emergencies visit A&E or contact 999. Thank you.

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162021Jun

COVID-19 UPDATE

With the COVID-19 Delta variant on the rise, we are asking all patients, who phone to arrange an appointment, if they have any COVID-19 symptoms, including a headache, sore throat, and runny nose, which are now being commonly reported for the Delta variant. We would also like to remind patients that face coverings play a…

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112021Jun

COVID Vaccination Programme Update #5

Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (NG CCG) is working with Public Health at Newcastle Council to ensure we maximise the vaccination opportunities and ensure access for all across Newcastle. To do this, Newcastle Gateshead CCG (NG CCG) is asking Practices to allow data to be shared in a very safe and controlled manner with Public…

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102021Jun

Data Sharing with NHS Digital

From 1st September 2021 data may be shared from the GP medical records about: any living patient registered at a GP practice in England when the collection started – this includes children and adults any patient who died after this data sharing started, and was previously registered at a GP practice in England when the data…

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52021May

COVID Vaccination Programme Update #4

If you had your first vaccine at a mass vaccination site (including Gosforth Racecourse & Newcastle Eagles) and have missed your second appointment, or are due (12 weeks or more since your first) please use the below link to book a slot or phone 119. Unfortunately, although we had the ability to book in your…

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