News and important notices

CQC Inspection

20160331_tell_us_poster (1) Each year the CQC inspect thousands of care providers. Information from patients helps CQC decide when and where to inspect. Please see the attached poster for more information on how you can give your views.

Female focussed: Evening talks on women’s health and the menopause

Sessions in 2023 with specialist speakers and question and answer sessions. Chaired by Dr Helen Thomas 7th February Women’s continence: Why incontinence is not normal. 14th March Menopause and sex: Vaginal health, libido and HRT. 18th April Menopause…what?! An introduction to the menopause and exploring symptoms. These will all be held at main Friarsgate Weeke. […]

COVID Vaccination update

The Winchester City Primary Care Network has been working hard to vaccinate vulnerable patients from the three Winchester Practices with their first COVID vaccination at the Badger Farm Community Centre. We met the target to meet the Governments priority of vaccinating all patients in groups 1-4 by the middle of February 2021 and then went […]

Thank you to our Patients

Dear Patient Over the last few months you are likely to have noticed a difference in the way things are being done in general practice as we manage the COVID 19 pandemic. We want to start by saying thank you. Thank you for adapting so quickly to these new ways of working- it has been […]

Important Information on Changes to Repeat Prescriptions

If you are taking tablets or medicine long term, your doctor may arrange for you to have repeat prescriptions. The best way to order your repeat prescriptions is: The NHS App: Register to use this service by downloading the app via the App store or google play or find out more at This App […]

Occupational health & other private services at the Friarsgate Practice

The Friarsgate practice offers a number of Occupational health and other private services.  For more information on this please see our private services page accessible through the home page of this site.

Late May Bank Holiday Monday 25th May 2020

The practice will not be open for the late May Bank Holiday on Monday 25th May. If you have a medical problem that cannot wait until the practice reopens on Tuesday 26th May then please call 111


COVID-19: Our surgery plans and how this will affect you If you have had any contact with the surgery over the last week or two, you are likely to have noticed a marked difference in the way things are being done. We have done this to minimise face to face contact between patients and staff, […]

Practice receives glowing CQC report

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The Friarsgate Focus Autumn/ Winter Edition 2019

The Friarsgate Focus Autumn Winter 2019v1 (1) Check out the latest edition of the Friarsgate Focus newsletter.

Park run practice

The Friarsgate Practice takes over Winchester park run! Friarsgate has teamed up with Park run UK to help promote this wonderful initiative! Friarsgate park run dates for the rest of 2019 are 13/07/2019 and 12/10/2019 see our Facebook page or the parkrun website for further updates!

The Friarsgate Practice Phone System

The Practice has recently upgraded our phone system to make things simpler and more effective for patients; we are also making sure we have more staff answering calls at peak times to avoid delays. Our aim is to answer all calls within 4 minutes even at our busiest times.