National Date Opt-Out

Updated on 25th June 2018 at 10:12 am

The national data opt-out is a new service that allows people to pt out of their confidential patient information being used for research and planning.   Patients can find out more and set their opt-out choice at nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters.  

Enriched Summary Care Record

Updated on 19th March 2018 at 3:28 pm

The NHS has a Summary care record already this has important information about the health of your service users in it *        Medicines taken *        Allergies and *        Any medicines that make service users ill The NHS would like to develop an enhanced Summary care record for those patients who are frail […]

GP Earnings 2016/17

Updated on 7th March 2018 at 10:34 am

NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice is publicised, and the required disclosure is shown below. However it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice, and should not […]

Evening and Weekend Appointments

Updated on 15th December 2017 at 3:55 pm

Evening and Weekend Appointments We now have additional appointments available at a time to suit you – after 6.30pm on weekdays and also on Saturdays and Sundays through the day. Bank holidays are also covered by this new initiative. This has been organised by your own GP practice, in partnership with other practices in North […]

Is your mobile number up to date?

Updated on 8th March 2017 at 8:49 am

  If you have provided the practice with a contact mobile number you will now receive an SMS message containing your appointment details. A further message is sent 48 hours before your appointment is due as a reminder. If you change your telephone number it is important that you inform the practice to ensure that […]

Online Services

Updated on 17th February 2016 at 4:49 pm

This practice plans to offer the facility for patients to view online, export or print detailed coded information held in their own records from 31st March 2016.  These dates are subject to the necessary NHS GP systems and software being available to the practice.  Monkseaton Medical Centre currently offers the facility for patients: to book, […]

CQC Inspection

Updated on 17th February 2016 at 4:33 pm

We had our CQC inspection on 10th December 2015. We are pleased that we got a rating of an overall GOOD in 5 key aspects. On behalf of the practice we would like to thank the patients for completing the feedback cards and the patients who took the time on the day to speak to the […]

Apprentice of the Year

Updated on 14th July 2015 at 8:15 am

Well done to Holly who recently won apprentice of the year!! Holly joined the Monkseaton Medical Centre Team in 2014 and was trained in all aspect of the Admin/Reception role.

Volunteers wanted to form a Virtual Patient Group

Updated on 6th December 2013 at 12:27 pm

A small group of patients make up the Patient Participation Group (PPG) and have met on a regular basis for some years. They are a link between the surgery and the patient population and are there to give the patients’ point of view on all aspects of Monkseaton Medical Centre. The PPG would now like […]

Care of Patients with a Long Term Condition.

Updated on 29th November 2013 at 5:57 pm

Patients with a Long Term Condition (LTC) need regular monitoring. LTCs are Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke Disease, Hypertension (raised Blood Pressure) Epilepsy, Thyroid Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, COPD and Asthma. We try to offer these patients a check up on a yearly basis and for many years patients have come along in their birthday month for […]

Non NHS Fees and Charges to Patients

Updated on 11th October 2013 at 10:01 am

From the 1st of November the fees we charge patients for non NHS Services is changing. Please click on the icon below to see a list of our charges and Frequently Asked Questions New Fees and FAQs