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Open Morning

Updated on 25th November 2022 at 9:02 am

We are holding an open morning for all our patients on Thursday 1st December from 10am until 12:30pm at Widdrington Surgery, and on Thursday 8th December  from 10am until 12:30pm at Felton Surgery. We will have trained staff members available to help patients gain access to online prescription and booking services, and our resident wellbeing […]

23rd November 2022 Staff Training

Updated on 26th September 2022 at 12:32 pm

The Practice will be closed 23rd November 2022 12.30pm – 4.30pm for Staff training. For any clinical queries please contact Vocare on 0300 123 3112 where they will be able to assist you. The Dispensary will still be open. For any medical emergencies please dial 999.

COVID and Flu Vaccination Clinics

Updated on 16th September 2022 at 9:05 am

We are currently contacting patients eligible for both COVID and Flu vaccination, starting with the over 75s.  Clinics will be held at Widdrington Surgery on Saturday 1st October and Monday 10th October 2022. It is not possible to book into these clinics using the online national booking system.  Patients will be informed and invited to […]

Notice to all patients registered at Northumberland Health

Updated on 16th June 2022 at 4:36 pm

15th June 2022 Notice to all patients registered at Northumberland Health Dear patient, As you are aware Widdrington Medical Practice and Felton Surgery have recently merged to become Northumberland Health. We are writing to inform our patients that we will merge the two computer systems (Felton and Widdrington systems) on 28th June 2022. To allow […]

Fit Notes

Updated on 24th December 2021 at 3:05 pm

Employees can now self-certify for 28 days and would only be provided with a fit note from the GP if it needs to be extended beyond 28 days: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/fit-note  

Contract Merger

Updated on 20th December 2021 at 9:47 am

The Partners are very pleased to announce the merger of Felton and Widdrington Surgeries has been formally approved and we will become a single practice called Northumberland Health in January 2022. We would like to thank all of those patients who took the time to respond to our request for feedback. Your input to the […]

Paper Prescription Request

Updated on 17th December 2021 at 11:30 am

If you are unable to access the internet ordering system for your prescriptions you can now drop off your paper prescription request at the Felton Surgery reception desk.

COVID BOOSTER / FLU CLINIC

Updated on 27th September 2021 at 3:38 pm

We are now taking bookings for the Covid booster / Flu clinics. We are in the process of inviting those eligible to the clinics which will be held at the AMBLE HEALTH CENTRE. If you are in an eligible cohort and had your second Covid vaccination before 21st April 2021 please feel free to contact […]

Providing a Safe Place to Work and Visit

Updated on 15th July 2021 at 2:21 pm

Please NEVER come to our surgery if you have respiratory or covid symptoms without discussing with one of the team over the telephone first. Following the Government’s announcement regarding the easing of restrictions from Monday 19th July, Felton Surgery will still request all patients and visitors to the practice wear face coverings at all times […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Updated on 14th May 2021 at 11:16 am

From 17 May 2021, people in England who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can demonstrate their vaccination status for international travel. A full course is currently two doses of any approved vaccine. Vaccine status will be available from: the NHS App which you can download from app stores the NHS website (from 17 May 2021) It […]

Partnership News

Updated on 9th March 2021 at 11:40 am

We are proposing to merge Felton & Widdrington practices to form a single Organisation. We aim to create provide services to our patients that are sustainable into the future. To find out more about the proposal and to view frequently asked questions please visit www.feltonsurgery.nhs.uk/news/contract-merger

New Felton Surgery

Updated on 9th March 2021 at 11:18 am

We are delighted that the NHS has approved our plan for a new surgery in Felton. The Primary Care Commissioning Committee of Northumberland Care Commissioning Group approved our plan in February 2021. Land owned by the Parish Council has been earmarked for a new surgery adjacent to Robson Grove. We are awaiting  agreement between the […]

Keeping Contact Details Updated

Updated on 25th February 2021 at 11:54 am

Please ensure your contact details are updated on your GP records. If you would like to update your contact details please use our website e consultation form. If you are aware of someone who is not registered with a GP, and would like to be offered a COVID vaccination please encourage them to register with […]

Obtaining Medicines Urgently

Updated on 14th January 2021 at 2:29 pm

If you need to obtain medicines urgently please contact your usual Pharmacy for an emergency supply or contact 111, ideally online using the following link: https://111.nhs.uk/emergency-prescription  

24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Updated on 22nd May 2020 at 4:51 pm

The freephone 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline number is 0808 2000 247.  Associated online support is available at nationaldahelpline.org.uk.    

Possible cervical screening text messaging scam

Updated on 18th May 2020 at 1:57 pm

We have received reports of a possible scam. Some women are being contacted by text message, claiming to be from the call and recall service to advise they are overdue for screening. The message asks them to call a mobile number and provide details. These messages are NOT from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. The […]

Important information on prescriptions during the COVID-19 pandemic

Updated on 7th May 2020 at 11:27 am

Important information on prescriptions during the COVID-19 pandemic Order repeat prescriptions in your usual quantities at the usual time. Over ordering of your medicines may mean someone else has to go without their medicines. Order your usual prescription online or by an app. Do not go to your GP practice or pharmacy to order prescriptions […]

Surgery services during the Coronavirus pandemic

Updated on 17th April 2020 at 10:09 am

During the Coronavirus pandemic phone lines at the surgery will continue to be open from 8.30am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday. We are operating a 1 in 1 out policy for patients entering and leaving the surgery building. All repeat prescription requests to be made by telephone to the surgery or by using the online […]

Collaborative Working Arrangements

Updated on 30th March 2020 at 10:21 am

Collaborative Working arrangements across North Northumberland General Practice We have been working hard with our primary care network to  ensure that whatever challenges we may face in the coming months we can continue to provide you, our patients, continued access to essential healthcare from your local practice. Although testing for healthcare workers is now available and will reduce […]

Prescription Collection

Updated on 27th March 2020 at 12:01 pm

Prescriptions may be collected between 8.30am – 1pm and 2pm – 6pm Only one person may be in the building at a time, and only to collect prescriptions that you know are ready for collection. If someone is in the building, please wait outside and respect social distancing guidelines. Staff have been asked not to […]

CORONAVIRUS

Updated on 12th March 2020 at 10:21 am

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. The Chief Medical Officer has […]

CQC Rating – Good

Updated on 7th December 2017 at 9:42 am

We are pleased that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rates Felton Surgery Good in all domains.  We would like to thank our staff for all their hard work in fulfilling the obligations necessary for CQC.  We would like to thank our patients for their continued support. Please click on the link below to see the […]

When Doctor Horner was suddenly taken ill

Updated on 6th March 2017 at 2:32 pm

When Doctor Horner was suddenly taken ill in 2013 the Doctors from Widdrington Surgery offered to provide medical care for the patients of Felton Surgery. Since that time the Doctors at Felton and Widdrington Surgery have shared their time between the two Surgeries. Although Felton and Widdrington Surgeries will remain two separate practices, to improve […]

Doctor First

Updated on 7th June 2016 at 7:45 pm

  To improve the availability of a doctor to you we have introduced a new system called “Doctor First”. Please click on the Appointments tab on our homepage for details.

Statement of Intent on Electronic Medical Records

Updated on 20th January 2016 at 6:35 am

Felton Surgery currently offers the facility for all patients to order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescriptions or medicines and appliances. We plan to offer patients’ facilities to book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online. In addition, view on line, export or print some summary information from their record, relating […]

Blood Test Clinics

Updated on 22nd June 2015 at 7:36 pm

If the doctor has asked you to have a blood test we have dedicated clinics to take your blood. Our HCA and phlebotomists are trained to take blood for blood tests.

Phone text reminders

Updated on 5th October 2013 at 7:14 pm

We are pleased to offer a free new service of text reminders to help patients remember their appointments. You need only confirm their permission to use their mobile phone number for this purpose once. From then on you will receive a confirmation text when you book an appointment and one the day before your appointment. […]

Release of medical information

Updated on 5th October 2013 at 12:25 pm

The government will take information from your medical record to use for purposes other than for your direct personal care in the next few months. Please follow the following link for more information. http://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/cd-leaflet1.pdf