News

  • COVID vaccination certificates
    We are unable to issue the COVID vaccination certificate at the practice. Please see the Gov.uk website for further information. Proof of your vaccination status will be available on the NHS app, which is also valuable for accessing your health records and ordering repeat prescriptions. Alternatively you can call the NHS helpline on 119 and […]
  • GP Earnings
    NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice is publicised, and the required disclosure is shown below. However it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice, and should not […]
  • How to get a COVID swab test
    If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and require a swab test, please do not contact your GP surgery just  visit:       https://self-referral.test-for-coronavirus.service.gov.uk/antigen/name   Or ring 119
  • School letters of absence
    Please note that it is not a GPs responsibility to issue school letters of absence for your children. Government guidance is that school attendance is mandatory unless your child is self-isolating, has symptoms of COVID-19 or is close to someone who has COVID-19.
  • Volunteer delivery service for patients “shielding during the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Volunteer delivery service for patients “shielding during the COVID-19 Pandemic Alston Moor Emergency Response group have set up a volunteer service for the patients of Alston Moor. Patients who are in the “high risk group” who are shielding for 12 weeks can use this service. Please ask the dispensary team when you order your prescription for […]
  • Coronavirus Pandemic
    Due to the coronavirus pandemic we are telephone triaging all of our appointments before seeing them in the surgery. We are asking all patients to follow the guidelines set out by the Department of Health.  Please help us by providing us with a reason for your appointment, this will ensure you receive the best possible advice and treatment. Please visit https//111.nhs.uk […]
  • We are a Armed Forces veteran friendly accredited GP practice
  • Extended Hours
  • Health Visitor Changes
    Health Visitor Changes The health visitor will be available on the first and third Wednesday of each month 2pm – 4pm
  • Extended Opening Hours
  • Surgery Closed for Training :dates for your diary
    We will be closed for protected learning time from 1pm: Thursday 17th September 2020 Wednesday 14th October 2020 Thursday 19th November 2020 December no protected learning time If you require medical assistance during this time ring 111 In an emergency ring 999
  • 10 Minute Appointments
  • Aortic Aneurysm screening programme
    AAA (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm) AAA stands for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. The aorta is the main blood vessel that supplies blood to your body. It runs from your heart down through your chest and abdomen. In some people, as they get older, the wall of the aorta in the abdomen can become weak. It can then […]
  • Appointment reminders
    We are now sending patients with mobile telephones a text message to remind them of any appointments they have at the surgery. If you have a mobile and are not sure if we have this could you please let us know so we can update your records. It is also important to let us know […]
  • Surgery Newsletter
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  • Named GP
  • CQC Inspection Report February 2016
    CQC inspection report on 18th February rated Alston Medical Practice outstanding
  • Patient Experience Survey Results 2015
    Please Click Here to view our Patient Experience Survey Results 2015
  • New Out of Hours information
      Please Click here to view the new Out of Hours Information    
  • Alston Medical Practice Patient Participation Group
    The purpose of our patient participation group is to ensure that patients are involved in decisions about the range and quality of the service provided. We meet a few times a year, If you would like to become involved in the group please contact reception on 01434-381-214 for more details.    
  • Patient Participation Results
    Practice Survey report 2014 Carers pie chart result Appendix 1 Age, sex register Appendix 2 Patient Participation Report