News and important notices

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.

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 Please see link above for information on great exercises for those aged 65 or over.


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:

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 This App […]