This website uses cookies to function correctly.
You may delete cookies at any time but doing so may result in some parts of the site not working correctly.
 

Noticeboard

CORONAVIRUS: If you are unwell and have recently travelled to an area affected by Coronavirus or met someone who has, DO NOT visit a GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital.  Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.  Click here for further information... 

MUMPS OUTBREAK: Mumps in the UK are at a 10 year high.  The full MMR vaccine (2 doses) can reduce the severity of this infectious disease if you do contract it.  It is FREE on the NHS. If you have not had the vaccine, call us to book.  Further information: www.nhs.uk/conditions/mumps

Need Help With Prescription Costs?

If you have a low income, the NHS Low Income Scheme could help you pay for;

  • NHS prescriptions
  • NHS dental treatment charges
  • the cost of sight tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • the cost of travelling to receive NHS treatment
  • NHS wigs and fabric supports

The amount of help you are entitled to, depends on your household income and outgoings.  You can apply for a certificate to receive free or reduced cost treatment.  All you need to do is complete an HC1 Application Form. 

DOWNLOAD: HC1 form https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/sites/default/files/2018-09/HC1%20September%202018.pdf or you can get a hard copy from our main reception. 

POST it to: NHS Low Income Scheme, NHS Business Services Authority, Bridge House, 152 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6SN

Further Information can be found on the NHS Business Services Authority website 

 
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website