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Practice Closure

The Practice will close on the 31st March 2018. The last opening day will be 29th March. This is due to the Bank Holiday. You will need to find a new GP practice before this date.

If you haven't located a new GP practice as of the 31st March, you will not have an assigned GP practice (excluding patients with complex needs).

Surgery Opening Hours

Please be advised, as of the 2nd Feb Earsdon Park within the Oxford Centre Longbenton, will close at 1:00pm on Fridays. Please ensure your prescriptions are collected before this time.

As of the 1st February the surgery opening hours will be;

Shiremoor:

Monday-Friday 8:30am-6:00pm

Longbenton:

Monday-Thursday 8:30am-6:00pm

Friday 8:30am-1:00pm

Evening And Weekend Appointments

Evening and weekend Appointments available, please visit the practice news section on the home page for info.


Closure Of Earsdon Park Medical Practice

It is with regret that Earsdon Park Medical Practice will close on 31st March 2018. Notification letters have been sent out to all registered patients advising that they will need to register with another GP practice. This applies to both our main Practice site Shiremoor and branch surgery at the Oxford Centre, Longbenton.

 


 

Prescription Line

Please note we have changed our prescription times. Please call between 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm.

 

GP Appointments

If you need to discuss more than one problem with the GP, please book a double appointment.

 

 

Summary Care Record

There is a new Central NHS Computer System called the Summary Care Record (SCR). It is an electronic record which contains information about the medicines you take, allergies you suffer from and any bad reactions to medicines you have had.

 

Why do I need a Summary Care Record?

Storing information in one place makes it easier for healthcare staff to treat you in an emergency, or when your GP practice is closed.

This information could make a difference to how a doctor decides to care for you, for example which medicines they choose to prescribe for you.

Who can see it?

Only healthcare staff involved in your care can see your Summary Care Record. 

 

How do I know if I have one?

Over half of the population of England now have a Summary Care Record. You can find out whether Summary Care Records have come to your area by looking at our interactive map or by asking your GP

Do I have to have one?

No, it is not compulsory. If you choose to opt out of the scheme, then you will need to complete a form and bring it along to the surgery. You can use the form at the foot of this page.

More Information

For further information visit the NHS Care records website or the HSCIC Website

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