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GP Average Pay

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 … Continued

Potential Change of Practice Boundary

Benfield Park Medical Group takes pride in the service we provide to our patients. We have high standards that we wish to maintain. It is with this in mind that we are proposing to make changes to our practice boundary. A practice boundary is an area which mainly governs whether patients can be registered at … Continued

Screening Super Saturday!

Do you live with diabetes? Have you attended your diabetic eye screening appointment this year? A Diabetic Eye Screening event is being held at the Centre for Life, NE1 4EP on Sat 7th Oct, 9am – 4pm. You must be due an appointment to be eligible, please see below. Walk-in slots are available on the day, … Continued

Streetwise

We are working alongside Streetwise to offer young people (between 11 – 25) free mental health and wellbeing support. The 1-2-1 sessions they offer are a way for young people to explore, understand and work through their experiences and talk about any issues in their lives that may be difficult, stressful, or confusing for them.  Streetwise … Continued

Don’t Miss Your Shingles Invite!

There are new criteria for shingles vaccines eligibility. If you are eligible, we will contact you in the coming months to book an appointment. For more information visit Shingles vaccine – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Exciting New Art Classes

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a free art class with a tutor from a local college. This twelve week programme will begin on Friday 29th September, and will run each Friday from 2-4:15pm (except half term). If you would like to take part in this great opportunity please get in … Continued

Asthma Attacks – What to know?

Did you know in September we see a rise in asthma attacks as children go back to school? Top Tips: Take a preventer inhaler every day, even when you are well Know your Asthma Action Plan, and what to do in an emergency Manage your triggers – know what makes your asthma worse Make sure … Continued