Category Archives: Practice Updates


A Day in the Life of a GP Practice

  GP practices in Morecambe Bay are facing higher demand now than any prolonged period since appointment data started being recorded by CCGs in 2013. Some of our wonderful colleagues feature in this video, offering some helpful tips on ways …

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Dr Ed Clarke on GP Services

Did you hear Dr Ed Clarke on BBC Cumbria Radio this morning? If you missed him, you can catch up via the link here – https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09vtdnv Skip forward to approximately 1 hour and 48 minutes in to listen.

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Prescription Changes 1st October 2021

  As of October 1st 2021, the dispensary can no longer accept prescription orders or requests over the telephone. The dispensary phone line will still be available however this will be for urgent and non-urgent medication queries only. These are …

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Shortage of blood vials nationally – Updated 22/09/21

Patient Update 22/09/2021 Following guidance from NHS England, primary care settings are able to resume blood tests as normal including routine requests and long term condition reviews. Please note that there may be a delay in these routine requests as …

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National Data Opt Out

Sharing GP data – advice for patients regarding opt-out New GP Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) Programme which is due to go live on 1 July 2021. It will replace the General Practice Extraction Service (GPES), which has operated …

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Appointments

You will have heard that NHS England are about to issue new guidance to Practices, regarding access to appointments. We want to ensure that you get the right appointment for your clinical need, with the right clinician, at the right …

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Did you know we’re a training practice?

We strongly believe in the future of General Practice and are very proud to be a well-established Training Practice. We welcome GP Registrars, 3rd and 5th Year Medical Students, and Apprentices. GP Registrars These qualified doctors are with us for …

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AskMyGP – Closed at the Weekend

AskMyGP is now CLOSED at the weekend, from 6.30pm on a Friday until 7.00am on a Monday. This also includes Public Holidays. Over the festive period, we made a decision to close the AskMyGP system when we were closed. This was …

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Autumn/Winter Newsletter

Hot off the press, our latest patient newsletter is here! We’ve got some new faces in our clinical team, help us fight the flu, and AskMyGP – do you love it, or do you loathe it? Make yourself a coffee, …

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AskMyGP – The Results are in…

We recently asked you to share your experiences of our AskMyGP system. As a reminder, or for those that didn’t see it, Dr Paul Atkinson introduced the survey in this video. Firstly, we would like to say a huge thank …

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