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Welcome to Grange Road Medical Practice. Please ensure you have updates your contact details particularly mobile phone numbers...

Please ensure face coverings are worn if you attend any of the medicus practices, thank you!

Newsletter April 2020 available now on news page

If you have an appointment booked, we will be contacting you to advise accordingly. Most appointments are to be telephone based, if you have a face to face appointment i.e for bloods, dressings etc, it may mean travelling to either Crawcrook or Blaydon Surgery to get this done.

It is imperative at this time that we have current contact details especially mobile phone number.

The surgery is not issuing fit notes or isolation notes, if you require one please follow this link isolation note



The Practice will be closed for staff training from 12.30pm on the following dates


Tuesday 4th February 2020

Wednesday 4th March 2020

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Tuesday 5th May 2020

Wednesday 20th May 2020

Wednesday 10th June 2020

Thursday 2nd July 2020

Thursday 9th July 2020

Wednesday 9th September 2020

Thursday 24th September 2020

Tuesday 13th October 2020

Thursday 5th November 2020

Tuesday 10th November 2020

Tuesday 1st December 2020

Wednesday 17th March 2020

 If you require medical attention please dial 111



The next Patient Participation Group meeting will be on

Wednesday 12th February 2020

All meetings start at 6.00pm

All patients are welcome to attend.

Grange Road Medical Practice appreciates the support that our patient forum gives to the practice and always welcomes new members.


If you are a Young Carer looking after a family member please let us know. The Practice can offer support and put you in touch with the Young Carers Trust. They can offer support and advice when you need it.


Our babies and children are so precious to us. When they're unwell, we worry about what's wrong and what we can do to help them. We want them to get better as soon as possible.

The Little Orange Book contains advice and tips on how to manage common illnesses and problems that babies and young children often experience in the first 5 years of their lives. It also has information on more serious conditions, what to look out for and how to get help.

This book was produced by Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group with invaluable help from GP's, Health Visitor's, Practice Managers and Staff, Pharmacists, Paediatricians, Children's Nurses and Parents and Carers.

Parenting can be a fantastically rewarding experience but has also been described as 'the hardest job in the world'.

We hope The Little Orange Book makes this job a little bit easier.

When you are next in the practice pick up a copy of The Little Orange Book from reception to keep at home.


If your child has become unwell in the last few days and you would like advice then please contact the surgery and we will arrange for a clinician to speak to you and if necessary see your child, today - this could save you an unnecessary trip to

A + E or a Walk-in Centre.

The new General Data Protection Regulation 2018 starts today, 25.05.2018. We have updated our posters and leaflets in the practice and have attached this information regarding Patient and Employee Data.

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