Social Media Policy

Introduction Social media has become part of everyday life and a means of communication and sharing information with others. Benfield Park Medical Group recognises the benefits that social media tools can provide. Social media is a type of interactive online media that allows parties to communicate instantly with each other and allows the sharing of…

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2020/21 – GP Average Earnings

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (eg average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. However it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading. It takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice and…

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Closed for Training

Due to staff training we will be closed from 12pm on Thursday 10th March 2022 and will reopen normal opening hours the following day. If you require medical assistance at this times please phone 111, attend your local pharmacy or walk in centre. For urgent medical attention and emergencies please phone 999.

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Green Impact for Health

Our team at Benfield are increasingly concerned about the impact of climate change on human health, and are therefore delighted to be signed up to the Green Impact for Health Toolkit. We are actively taking steps to reduce our carbon footprint. The climate emergency is also a health emergency, and health care in the UK…

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Molineux Branch Site Closure

We wish to make our patients aware that our Molineux Branch Site has now been approved for closure and is therefore permanently closed. This will now allow us to bring our services together at Benfield Park Medical Group, Benfield Road, to enhance clinical quality and practice resilience, to run more efficiently, and continue to deliver…

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Goodbye Dr Netts

It is with great sadness we announce Dr Netts will be leaving Benfield Park Medical Group in December. Although we are saying goodbye to him on our GP team, Dr Netts will be continuing to work with the hospital for his allergy clinic.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Update #7

Incorrect/Missing Data: If you have missing or incorrect COVID-19 vaccination data, please call 119 and ask the call agent to make a referral to the covid vaccination resolution team. The VDRS team will then call the person back within 5 working days. Booster Jabs: COVID-19 booster jabs are available at Newcastle Racecourse today and Saturday….

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