News and important notices

Update on the Oxford Astra Zeneca

Please see the link below for the most update information on the safety of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine https://www.astrazeneca.com/media-centre/press-releases/2021/update-on-the-safety-of-covid-19-vaccine-astrazeneca.html  

Dr Stephen Fowler leaving the practice

Dr Stephen Fowler after 11 years at the practice is leaving us at the end of in March to pursue other clinical interests. Dr Fowler has been a dedicated GP and during his time at Friarsgate has been instrumental in setting up Friarsgate as a leading Research practice.  A successful legacy that we will carry […]

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 […]

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.