News and important notices
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 […]
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, […]
Friarsgate Social Prescribing leaflet Social Prescribing is a way of connecting patients and local people with community based sources of support, such as exercise classes, art, reading and gardening, and more! Your GP can use social prescribing as a nonmedical referral option, working in conjunction with your existing treatments to improve your health and wellbeing. […]
Patient Partner Have you tried our new automated appointment booking service? The Friarsgate Practice is always looking at ways to help make booking, cancelling and reviewing appointment details easier for our patients when calling the practice.The new patient partner automated booking system allows patients to contact the practice 24 hours a day 7 days a […]
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 Back & Joint pain clinic has now been running Since October 2018 and below is a link to a case study of this service by the Royal College of Chiropractors https://rcc-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/First-Contact-Practitioner-Competencies_Pages-version_Web.pdf
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.
Our new travel clinic system has streamlined the way in which travel appointments are done, making it much easier for patients to have their vaccinations, sooner, and without the need for long appointments which can be harder to find. Patients now need to just complete the travel form supplied by the practice, the Travel Nurse […]
Social Prescribing is a way of connecting patients and local people with community based sources of support, such as exercise classes, art, reading and gardening, and more! Your GP can use social prescribing as a nonmedical referral option, working in conjunction with your existing treatments to improve your health and wellbeing. Social prescribing clinics run […]