News and important notices

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 […]

New support for people who are overweight or obese

As you will have seen on the news, people who are obese or overweight are more likely to end up hospitalised with Covid 19 than those of a normal weight. You will probably also know that it increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease and many forms of cancer. Now is a really good time […]

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 www.nhs.uk/nhsapp This App […]

Up to date advice for Shielding patients

Please see the link below for the most up to date advice for shielding patients. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/plans-to-ease-guidance-for-over-2-million-shielding https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-business-reopening/y

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

Bank Holiday VE Day Friday 8th May

To reduce pressure on hospitals as much as possible over the Bank Holiday weekend, the government have asked we remain open on Bank Holiday Friday 8th May. If you have a same day urgent medical need which could be dealt with by a GP rather than 111 please contact the surgery as normal on Friday.

Pharmacy Opening times for the Easter Weekend

Boots Weeke – Open Friday 10th April 10am- 5pm & Monday 13th April 2pm- 5pm Boots High Street – Open Friday 10th April 10:30am- 4:30pm & Monday 13th April 10:30am- 4:30pm Springvale Pharmacy – Open Sunday 12th April 3pm- 5pm St Pauls Pharmacy – Open Monday 13th April 2pm- 5pm          

Easter Bank Holiday Opening

To reduce pressure on hospitals as much as possible over the Bank Holiday weekend, the government have asked we remain open on Good Friday and Easter Monday. If you have a same day urgent medical need which could be dealt with by a GP rather than 111 please contact the surgery as normal on those […]

Students and COVID 19

With universities and colleges closed the practice appreciates that many young people will be returning to the Winchester area for the foreseeable future and will be concerned about medical care while they are here. At this time the practice will not be open for routine matters such as new patient registrations. If you are unwell […]

Coronavirus

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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