News and important notices

Annual National NHS England Patient Survey

Over the coming weeks some of our patients will receive a GP Patient Survey.  This survey is an independent survey run by Ipsos MORI on behalf of NHS England. The survey is sent out to over two million people across the UK and the results show how people feel about their GP practice. The GP […]

COVID-19 Vaccination information

Great news for Winchester residents. Winchester Primary Care Network (PCN) have been chosen as one of the four first wave adaptor sites in Hampshire to go live with a Community COVID-19 Vaccination service, which is planned to commence from 15th December 2020. Winchester Primary Care Network (PCN) is a collaboration of 3 city practices (St […]

Updated guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable patient’s

See the link below for the most up to date government guidance for patient’s classed as extremely vulnerable.  This includes information on if you can or can’t work at this time. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19

Save the date 50-64 year old flu vaccinations December 2020

The practice is now booking our first 50-64 year olds flu clinic on Saturday 5th December 2020 and then there will be further clinics thereafter. Patients will have received text messages asking that they contact the practice to book their vaccination appointment. We hope that our patients will appreciate this is a huge undertaking for […]

Health Care Assistant Vacancy

The practice is looking for a highly motivated Healthcare Assistant to join our nursing team. The role is full time and the salary is dependant on experience. Applicants should be: Qualified Care Certificate. NVQ Level 1, 2 & 3. Previous experience of a healthcare assistant role in general practice. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work […]

Social prescribing

Please click on the link below for more information on this exciting new service available at the surgery. https://www.winchestercitypcn.co.uk/social_prescribing.htm

Flu Vaccination

If you have received a notification from the practice that you are eligible for a free flu vaccination but, have not already contacted us to book this then please do so.  It is extremely important that vulnerable patient’s receive this vaccine as soon as possible.

Exercises for those aged 65 or over

https://covidgpportal.hiowccgpartnership.nhs.uk/index.php?option=com_docman&view=download&alias=868-active-lives-information-sheet&category_slug=public-communication&Itemid=237 Please see link above for information on great exercises for those aged 65 or over.

Coils

Please note the practice is now taking bookings for all types of COIL appointments- Please contact the practice on 01962 871730 and press option 3 for more information.

Flu clinics

Flu Clinics The following cohorts of patients are eligible for a free Seasonal Flu vaccine. Adults 65 and over Adults and children with Long Term Conditions (Respiratory, Kidney, Heart, Liver, Spleen, Diabetes, Weakened immune system, Neurological, BMI over 40, Learning difficulties) Pregnant women People living with someone on the NHS shielded list Children aged 2 […]

Summer Bank Holiday Monday 31st August 2020

The Friarsgate Practice will be closed on Monday 31st August 2020 for the Summer Bank Holiday. If you require urgent medical attention while the practice is closed please call 111. Tesco Pharmacy Easton Lane will be open between 9am- 6pm on Monday 31st August.

Winchester City Primary Care Network

Winchester City Primary Care Network brings together three GP practices to serve a population of over 60,000 patient’s with an expanding multi- disciplinary team. For more information please visit: https://www.winchestercitypcn.co.uk/index.htm