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Upcoming Car Park Changes

Following patient feedback we will shortly be making some changes to our car park, patients will still be able to park on site for free when visiting the surgery during our normal opening times, however parking outside of these times will require payment after an initial grace period of 10 minutes, failure to do so

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Communication Tips

Remember that people who are deaf or have hearing loss have individual communication needs and you should ask someone how best you can communicate with them. Not every tip below will be appropriate for every person who is deaf or has hearing loss. Be patient and considerate, it is a stressful time for us all,

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Return Your Used Inhalers To a Pharmacy

To help reduce your carbon footprint. The propellants used in some inhalers are powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Even after an inhaler is finished it still contains these environmentally damaging gases. Returned inhalers will be incinerated which will destroy the greenhouse gases and prevent inhaler plastics going to landfill.

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You Said, We Did!

Your feedback, our action. You spoke and we listened. Here’s a quick update on the improvements we’ve made based on your feedback.

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Healthier Together

Healthier Together, is a great place to find accurate and trusted NHS healthcare advice in the North East and North Cumbria. All the information on this site has been checked by clinicians, to ensure we offer the best advice for parents, carers, young people and health professionals. Please click here to be taken to the

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Taking Opioids For Pain – Patient Information

Opioids provide pain relief by acting on areas in the spinal cord and brain to block the transmission of pain signals. While opioids can have a positive benefit for some people living with long-term pain they can have serious consequences.

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Missed Appointments At Our Practice

Missed GP appointments cost the NHS millions * Each appointment costs an average of £30, putting the total cost to the NHS at more than £216 million pounds on top of the disruption for staff and fellow patients that would pay for: *Source NHS England If you are unable to attend your appointment please let

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Do we have your up to date mobile number?

Register for the Text Reminder Service You can now register to receive information by text message on your phone regarding appointments and health care.  To register for this service please complete our communication consent form. No identification is required for this service. If more than one person shares the use of the mobile phone number given

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