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 two locations: Weeke and Badger Farm.

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.

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Patient Access

Patient Access

Online access to appointments, repeat prescriptions and some aspects of your medical record are provided to our patients via the Patient Access system.

After you register for Patient Access, you can book, view or cancel your appointments, order repeat prescriptions and update your contact details. It is quick and easy to use and a Patient Access App is also available for use with a mobile phone or tablet.

You need to be registered to use the service.

Please note: To use this service, 2 proofs of ID will be required to be brought into the surgery (one of which must be photo ID). Those registering for this service online without a letter provided by the surgery will be required to bring proof of ID into the surgery within 2 weeks of registering. Failure to do so will result in the registration request being rejected.

Click here for Help, Registration, or Sign-in to the Patient Access system.

Patient Facing Services

Did you know that from 1 April 2016 patients can apply for access to aspects of their medical records through their GP practice? Please see our Patient Access section for more details and how to apply

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Dementia Friendly GP Surgery

The Friarsgate practice is pleased to announce that it has implemented changes within the surgery to improve support for the care of people with dementia and their carers and so has been awarded the title of dementia friendly GP surgery.

Important information regarding the Winchester Primary Care HUB

You may have seen some publicity regarding a new service that started on the 2nd October 2017 called The Winchester Primary Care Access HUB.

The Winchester Primary Care Access HUB is a Clinical Commissioning Group initiative being delivered by Mid Hampshire Healthcare.

The HUB will operate from bases in both Andover and Winchester. The Winchester HUB will be located at the Badger Farm Surgery but, is completely independent from the Friarsgate Practice and is simply renting space from the practice.

Patients will be able to book appointments at the HUB via their own GP practices 2 weeks in advance. The service will be GP led but, supported by Nurse practitioners and Health Care assistants. Patients will need to contact their own GP surgery to obtain any information about their appointments. The Friarsgate Practice has no access to the HUB computer systems and so can only access information regarding our own patients.

The HUB will be operational from 5-8pm Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm on Saturdays and 8am- 12noon on Sundays.

For further information please visit Mid Hampshire Healthcare’s website here:

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Practice News

Infection Control Annual Statement

This annual statement will be generated each year in May in accordance with the requirements of The Health and Social Care Act 2008 Code of Practice on the prevention and control of infections and related guidance.

Patient Warning

Please be advised there is currently a global shortage of Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B Vaccines.

Clinicians are being advised by Public Health England to act responsibly in light of this situation and to prioritise vaccines for those most at risk, this ensures that any further spread of the disease is prevented and/or minimised.

The above action may result in patients being advised to delay or defer immunisation schedules or booster doses, particularly those who are being immunised for travel health reasons.

We hope our patients will work with the practice to ensure the best possible care for all those in the Winchester area.

The Friarsgate Practice Privacy Policy

We have recently updated our privacy policy inline with GDPR, read more

Accessible Information Standard

We want to get better at communicating with our patients.

We want to make sure you can read and understand the information we send.

Do you find it hard to read our letters, struggle to use the telephone or if you need someone to support you at appointments?

Please let us know. We can find a more accessible way to shore information with you.

Call Recording

Please note: All calls (inbound and outbound) are recorded for training and quality assurance purposes.

The Friarsgate Practice Patient Participation Group

We would like to encourage our patients to join our Patient Participation Group. It is led by a small Steering Group of patient volunteers. Through membership of this group the Practice would like to find out your ideas on how you might feel our service could be improved and also those areas that are working well and should be continued. For more information and details of how to join click here

One You

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How to register

New patients are welcome at our two surgeries: Friarsgate and Badger Farm

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Mid Hampshire Healthcare

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Friends & Family Test

We welcome your feedback. Please Click HERE to access our feedback tool or HERE to download our easy read downloadable version

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Friarsgate Focus newsletter

View our regular surgery news and important patient updates. Kindly produced by the Friarsgate practice Patient Participation group and the Friarsgate practice team.

Please click here Spring 2019

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Please click here for Autumn 2017

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Please click here for May 2017

Research at Friarsgate

The Practice has registered with the Primary Care Research Network (South West) to take part in research projects. The aim of the Primary Care Research Network is to support better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of health related conditions through research in a primary care setting.

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Clinical Practice Research Datalink

The Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) is an observational and interventional research service that operates as part of the UK Department of Health. It is jointly funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

CPRD have been providing anonymised primary care records for public health research since 1987. Research using CPRD data has resulted in over 1,500 publications which have led to improvements in drug safety, best practice and clinical guidelines. Examples include confirming safety of MMR vaccine, informing NICE cancer guidance, safeguarding use of pertussis vaccine in pregnancy, influencing the management of hypertension in diabetics. CPRD is now also using primary care data in clinical trials. Examples include a real world diabetes studies comparing a new therapy to standard of care, and randomised controlled trials on myocardial infarction and COPD patients.

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Healthwatch Hampshire

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:
Healthwatch Hampshire
Westgate Chambers
Staple Gardens
Winchester SO23 8SR

Telephone: 01962 440 262

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