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Brunton Park Health Centre
Princes Road
Brunton Park Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5NF

Building Works

Updated on 6th March 2019 at 3:13 pm

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during our ongoing necessary building works. Thank you.

The Little Orange Book

Updated on 7th January 2019 at 12:49 pm

The Little Orange Book is focused on acute illness in young children and helps parents and carers to recognise and then respond appropriately to a range of diseases, illness and conditions as well as signposting parents to the most appropriate service or clinician should they need further support.  To obtain The Little Orange Book, please […]

Surgery of the Year 2018, Annual Practice Award

Updated on 7th August 2018 at 11:49 am

We were very pleased to be nominated to take part in the above award.  Unfortunately, we did not win this award.  However, we did receive some very positive feedback from our patients which we would like to share with you.  Please see the  General Practice Awards 2018, Patient Feedback for more information.

GP Net earnings

Updated on 7th May 2018 at 12:50 pm

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 […]

General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR

Updated on 7th April 2018 at 11:59 am

As you are aware, the new Data Privacy law comes into force on 25 May 2018 in the United Kingdom. The security of your personal data has always been very important to us.  In line with the new law, we have updated our Privacy Notice to let you know how we use and protect your […]

Alcohol Can Cause 7 Types of Cancer

Updated on 15th February 2018 at 10:24 am

Reduce your drinking. Reduce your risk.  Drinking a little too much?  Take a few days off.    Please click on the link below for further information and to find out how you can download the ‘Days Off’ App’: Alcohol can cause 7 types of cancer

Young Carers’ Newsletter

Updated on 1st February 2018 at 4:08 pm

Please click on the link below to access the Young Carers’ Newsletter, ‘Do You Care?’ Made by young carers for young carers: Young Carers’ Newsletter

Accident & Emergency

Updated on 28th December 2017 at 3:51 pm

Patients are reminded to use Accident and Emergency (A&E) wisely. Further information can be found by clicking the link below: Patient Notice Accident & Emergency

Practice Closed for Training

Updated on 21st December 2017 at 11:16 am

The Practice will be closed for training from 12.30 pm on the afternoon of the following dates: 20 March, 15 May, 13 June, 4 July, 10 September, 16 October, 20 November and 10 March 2020.  

Blood and Urine Samples

Updated on 14th December 2017 at 4:23 pm

Please note that blood and urine samples must be received before 4.00 pm each day so that they can be sent to the medical laboratories for testing on the same day.

Patient Participation Group

Updated on 14th November 2016 at 10:03 am

Why not join our Patient Participation Group? Our next meeting is: Monday 19 February 2018 at 5.00pm at Brunton Park Health Centre What is the group about? A group of patients and practice staff meet regularly to discuss ways of making a positive contribution to the services and facilities offered by the practice for our […]

Think Pharmacy First

Updated on 18th October 2016 at 1:01 pm

A Pharmacist studies for five years to become fully trained. So they are experts in the use of medicines, fully qualified to diagnose and treat minor illnesses and are able to recognise when you may need a doctors help. For many illnesses, your local Pharmacist can provide free help, advice and when needed medication to […]

Accessible Information

Updated on 7th September 2016 at 12:54 pm

We would like to improve on communicating with patients and ensure that you can read and understand the information that we send to you. Please let us know if you need any help or support with the following: reading our letters, information in large print or easy read, sign language interpreter or advocate, or support […]

Free NHS Health Checks

Updated on 19th May 2016 at 11:16 am

We are now offering free NHS Health Checks If you are between 40 – 74 years of age without a pre-existing chronic disease, you are entitled to a free NHS health check. Even though you may be feeling great, if you are over 40 years of age, you may be at risk of developing heart […]

GP Earnings

Updated on 31st March 2016 at 8:41 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 […]

The NHS Friends and Family Test

Updated on 29th September 2015 at 3:06 pm

We would like you to think about your recent experience of our service and how likely you are to recommend our GP Practice to friends and family. Please follow the link to the NHS Friends and Family Test. https://www.iwantgreatcare.org/gpsurgeries/brunton-park

Named Accountable GP

Updated on 23rd June 2015 at 9:07 am

NAMED ACCOUNABLE GP All GP Practices have been asked by the Department of Health to ensure that all patients have a named GP who will be responsible for co-ordinating patient care.  We now have a system in place and the reception team, nurse or GP can advise you of your named GP.  If you are […]

Patient Access to Summary Care Records

Updated on 13th March 2015 at 9:48 am

Patients from 1st April 2015 will have access to some of their medical records via online access.  Brunton Park Health Centre have enabled patients to be able to view Immunisations, Allergies and Medications.  This will hopefully give patients easier access to their information.  If you would like access or to discuss further, please contact Reception.  Many […]

GP2GP

Updated on 1st December 2014 at 8:50 am

GP2GP It is possible for patients moving surgeries to have their medical record transferred via a system called GP2GP. This system enables patients’ electronic health records to be transferred directly and securely between GP practices. It improves patient care as GPs will usually have full and detailed medical records available to them for a new […]

Patient Online Services

Updated on 1st December 2014 at 8:47 am

Plan to meet GMS/PMS 2014-2015 Contractual Requirement for Patient Online Services Practice Plan 2014/2015 Practice contact details Surgery Name:  Brunton Park Health Centre Address:  Princes Road, Brunton Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5NF  Telephone:  0191 236 3338 Email address:  bruntonpark.a86033@nhs.net Website:  www.bruntonparkhc.nhs.uk Current online patient services GP System Supplier – EMIS GP System Version – […]

Care.data

Updated on 16th September 2013 at 9:43 am

Sharing Information in Your Medical Records: How sharing information in your medical records can help the NHS to provide better care A modern information system has been developed by the NHS in England, which will make increased use of information from medical records with the intention of improving health services. You may have heard this […]

Shingles Vaccination

Updated on 27th August 2013 at 8:30 am

From the 1st September anyone who is 70, 73, 78 or 80 years old will be offered the shingles vaccination. Your date of brith will need to be between the dates of 02/09/1942 and 01/09/1945 or 02/09/1935 and 01/09/1937.  We will be contacting anyone who is currently 70 to invite them for this vaccination. If […]

New 111 service for Out of Hours

Updated on 2nd April 2013 at 8:30 am

NHS 111 is a service that’s being introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time. NHS 111 is […]