News

Keeping you up-to-date with news from the practice

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Car Parking

3rd May 2019

The car parking at the surgery site is now monitored and you may be liable to a parking fine if your car is parked for longer than the allotted time.

The rear car park is for staff only and anyone parking there will incur a parking fine if their registration number is not cleared by the surgery.

The front car park will have a 1 hour 30 minute restriction on it and any cars parked for longer than this period will incur a parking fine.

Thank you for your co-operation.

MJog Messenger App

24th April 2019

MJog Messenger App available to download from the homepage. Quick and Easy to use – stay in touch with us 24/7

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December Survey Results

4th January 2019

Practice survey results for December 2018

Park Run Practice

4th January 2019

Springwood Surgery is officially a Park Run Practice, the nearest Park Run is Flatts Lane, Normanby. They can be contacted via the Park Run Website www.parkrun.org.uk/flattslane

If you would like to Get Fit, Feel Better or Volunteer you may be interested in joining a Park Run, you can run, jog or walk. https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/couch-to-5k-week-by-week

Park run - GP experience
Park run - people experiences

GP Patient Survey Results 2018

15th August 2018

View our GP Patient Survey Results 2018 (administered by IPSOS MORI).

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

29th May 2018

Springwood Surgery is compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) for more information and to view the surgery Privacy Notice please go to the General Information Section of the website.

The Great North Care Record

23rd February 2017

All patients registered with a GP Practice in England have a basic Summary Care Record (unless you have opted out). This record shows the following information about your health:

  • Medicines you are taking
  • Allergies
  • Bad reactions to medications

All patients (apart from the patients that have opted out of the basic summary care record) will be given a Great North Care Record. This will allow Hospitals, Ambulance Service, Mental Health Service, Out of Hours Service and Urgent Care to see medical information about you such as:

  • Medical Conditions
  • Medication
  • Operations and Treatment
  • Tests and Results
  • Contact details for your next of Kin

If you want to Opt-Out of having a Great North Care Record please ask a member of the Reception Team for an Opt-Out Form, complete it and return it to the reception team.

Please Note: If you decide to Opt-Out of the Great North Care Record your medical record will not be shared with the scheme but it will not be shared with any Local Community Services or the Out of Hours Service too.

Additional Information

23rd February 2017

You can now add the option to share Additional Information to your Summary Care Record if you have one. This will enable services such as, Clinicians, Hospitals, District Nurses, Physiotherapy and the Out of Hours Service to view additional information about you. The Information they will see will be:

Long term health conditions
Asthma
Diabetes
Heart Problems
Rare medical conditions

Relevant Information
Clinical Procedures
Why you need a certain type of medication
The care you are currently receiving

Healthcare needs
Communication needs
Long-term conditions
Legal decisions about your care

Immunisations
Vaccination details

If you would like to add the option to allow addition information to be added to your Summary Care Record please ask for an “Opt-In” Form from reception. You will need to complete it and return it to the reception team.

Summary Care Record Additional Information

16th January 2017

You can now add additional information to your Summary Care Record. For more information please read the attached documents:

Test Results

4th July 2016

If you have recently had a blood test, swab or urine test, PLEASE don’t forget to telephone the surgery after 10.00 am in one weeks' time to obtain your result.

Important Information about Antibiotics

14th December 2015

The following PDF's are available to download:

Your Views Count

1st August 2014

FRIENDS AND FAMILY TEST

We would be most grateful if you could spare a minute to download the Friends and Family Test and pop the completed form into the surgery.

You’re views are extremely important to us.

Thank you

Friends and family test

Care Data Programme

10th September 2013

NHS England is commissioning a modern data service on behalf of the entire health and social care system, this will be known as “care data”. For more information please read the following links:

If you do not wish your data to be shared please download the consent form and return to the surgery