Welcome to The Friarsgate Practice
We are a thriving, enthusiastic and friendly Primary Care General Practice based in Winchester, Hampshire. Our professional and personal patient-focused care is available to the whole community of Winchester and surrounding areas via our surgeries in three locations: Weeke, Badger Farm and Kings Worthy.
In addition to our excellent team of GPs we have an in-house team of health professionals to help you with every aspect of your healthcare. A warm welcome awaits you whether you are one of our registered patients or looking to register with The Friarsgate Practice. Please call us on 01962 871730.
The Friarsgate Practice Patient Reference Group
The results of the 2014 patient survey are now in, thank you to all of you who have taken part. We have compared this year's responses with the results that we collected over the last few years.
> View the comparisons (PDF)
We have also compiled a Patient Participation report that includes details such as of the formation of the Friarsgate PRG, areas of priority agreed by the PRG, survey methods, suggested areas for change.
The Friarsgate Practice 'Virtual' Patient Reference Group (PRG) is always pleased to have new members.
If you would like to join either the main or the virtual PRG, please let us know by printing out and completing the form that you can access here:
> PRG Member Questionnaire
You can return it by attaching it to an email and sending it to:
Alternatively, if you prefer, drop it in to us at any of our surgeries or post it to us.
Practice Nurse Position Available
We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Practice Nurse to join our successful team of six nurses and two HCAs in this beautiful Cathedral City. As well as skills in general practice nursing, experience in chronic disease management is desirable.
Health Care Assistant Position Available
We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Health Care Assistant (HCA) to join our successful team of nurses in this beautiful Cathedral City. You will be an experienced HCA with proven skills in a range of basic nursing procedures.
Dear PRG Member
Friarsgate Patient Participation Group (PPG)
Currently, we have a virtual patient group (called a Patient Reference Group) where we contact you with information and requests for feedback by survey or response. This communication format is limited and, we believe, does not truly reflect the skills, experience and support for patients that the group is capable of. With that in mind, we are excited to announce that we are creating a Friarsgate Patient Participation Group (PPG). We hope that the group will help us to work more closely with our patients so we can continue to provide good quality care in a way that you, the patients, want.
There will be an initial meeting on 1st October 2014 in the St Barnabus Church Hall, Weeke commencing at 6.30pm so we can meet with potential volunteers, explain our vision of how our PPG could work and listen to your ideas too! The meeting should last no longer than one hour.
All our patients are very welcome to join to us, of course there is no obligation to join the group.
We look forward to meeting all of you who are interested, if you have any further questions please contact Bob Wood, Practice Manager on 01962 871730 or email him via our PRG email address email@example.com .
Healthwatch is the new independent consumer champion created to gather and represent the views of the public. It exists in two distinct forms – local Healthwatch and Healthwatch England, at national level. The aim of local Healthwatch is to give citizens and communities a stronger voice to influence and challenge how health and social care services are provided within their locality.
Local Healthwatch has taken on the work of the Local Involvement Networks (LINks) and also:
- represents the views and experiences of people who use services, carers and the public on the Health and Wellbeing Boards set up by local authorities
- provides information and signposting to people about local health and care services, how to access them and how to find their way round the system
- reports concerns about the quality of health and social care services to Healthwatch England, which can then recommend that the Care Quality Commission take action
Write (free) to:
Winchester SO23 8SR
Telephone: 01962 440 262