£390 raised for Macmillan Cancer Support

Well done to our fantastic reception team who organised a coffee morning on Friday 27th September as part of ‘The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.’  The final figures are in and the team successfully raised £390 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Reception manager’s Ruth and Becky manning the stalls at our Macmillan Coffee Morning.
A small selection of the cakes we had for sale at our Macmillan Coffee Morning

Nurse and Health Care Assistant Appointments Available Online

Patients can now book appointments with our Nurses and Health Care Assistants through our online access. Please see below a list of services that can be booked with these members of the team.

Health Care Assistants

  • Bloods
  • Blood Pressure 
  • Hypertension Review
  • B12 Injections
  • ECGs
  • Flu Vaccines
  • Pneumococcal Vaccine
  • Shingles Vaccines
  • NHS Health Checks (Over 40s Only)
  • New Patient Medicals
  • Spirometry
  • 24 Hour BP Monitoring

Nurses

  • Bloods
  • Blood Pressure
  • Hypertension Review
  • B12 Injections
  • ECGs
  • Flu Vaccines
  • Pneumococcal Vaccine
  • Shingles Vaccines
  • NHS Health Checks (Over 40s Only)
  • New Patient Medical
  • Smears
  • Spirometry
  • Pill Checks
  • Swabs
  • Asthma Checks
  • CHD Reviews
  • COPD Review
  • Stroke Review
  • Child Immunisations

Healthwatch Northumberland Conference October 2019

The Healthwatch Northumberland Conference 2019 is at The Phoenix Theatre in Blyth on Wednesday 16 October. The Conference will include listening workshops, films and guest speakers. The event is free and there’ll be an ‘information buffet’ providing information on local health and support services, a free raffle, plus lunch and refreshments will be provided. This is a chance for people to share experiences with those that provide them and find out what’s available locally. ‘Come and join in the community conversation about your local health and social care services’.

Register your free place by clicking here

To stay up to date with the latest news about events and meetings please join our online patient forum at www.myppg.co.uk This is an online forum where you can voice any thoughts, suggestions or concerns regarding the practice and have a direct voice with the management team of the practice. The practice will also use this forum to post any news, events and updates which patients can then comment on.

You will need the practice name and postcode (The Village Surgery, NE23 6US) as well as the practice code (A84030) to register.

Join our Online Patient Participation Group and have your say!

In order to have greater interaction with our patients The Village Surgery have created an online Patient Participation Group which can be accessed at www.myppg.co.uk 

This is an online forum where you can voice any thoughts, suggestions or concerns regarding the practice. To sign up please register at www.myppg.co.uk. You will need the practice name and postcode (The Village Surgery, NE23 6US) as well as the practice code (A84030) to register.

Please note the PPG is not part of the complaints procedure therefore we request any complaints are put through the usual practice complaints procedure.

The Cramlington Hub now open Sundays!

Need to see a GP on a Sunday? The Cramlington Hub is now offering appointments between 09:00 – 13:00.

To book an appointment phone the Cramlington Hub on 01670 337737 Monday – Friday 17:30 – 20:00, Saturdays 08:00 – 16:00 and Sundays 09:00 – 13:00 or speak to one of our reception team during normal working hours.

Closure of Blyth Valley IMATS

It is with regret that Northumberland CCG has decided to decommission the Blyth Valley IMATS Clinic. Our service will terminate as of the 31st March 2019.

We wish to thank all staff, patients and other third parties who have used or been a part of our service for the last 10 years and for the consistent overwhelmingly positive feedback we have received over this time.

To find out more about what services may be available after this date please contact your GP practice directly.