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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The flu virus kills almost 11,000 people and hospitalises tens of thousands more in England in an average year. It’s more important than ever to get your flu jab this year. We will be contacting all of our eligible patients over the coming weeks to book appointments! If you have recently updated your contact number…

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Couch to 5K – Join Us!

Let’s get active together! As a practice we’ve decided to take part in the couch to 5k programme, this is designed for people who are complete beginners at running, set over 9 weeks. Keep posted on our Instagram @benfieldparkmedicalgroup with the running schedule on a week-to-week basis, you can also download the app as seen…

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5K YOUR WAY is an organisation that aim to encourage those living with, or affected by cancer in any way, an opportunity to get active! We are based at the Rising Sun Country Park Run on the last Saturday of every month (so TOMORROW!!). Come along to walk, jog or run at your own pace…

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World Suicide Prevention Day

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. 16 people die each day in the UK by suicide. Need help? Samaritans: https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/if-youre-having-difficult-time/ or phone 116 123 free, 24 hours a day IASP International Helplines: https://www.iasp.info/crisis-centres-helplines/ Grassroots: https://www.prevent-suicide.org.uk/find-help-now/ CALM: https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/get-help/ or phone 0800 58 58 58 free, 7 days a week, 5pm to midnight. Papyrus (for under 35s):…

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Join Our Art Group

Every Friday afternoon at 2pm we host a free art group for our patients, to learn new skills, take up a hobby, and meet new people. Already our patients have created some incredible pieces of art, such as the rainbow paintings seen above, where they experimented with colour theory and mixed their own paints. Check…

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Allotment Progress – Sept 2021

We want to give a massive thank you to our hardworking patients for turning our allotment into an amazing community space! They’re growing some delicious crops including tomatoes, chilies, and runner beans, that are all in full bloom. Our allotment has been designed to allow any of our patients to get involved with gardening, meet…

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