News Posts


Upcoming Road Closures

August 14, 2019

The UCI World Cycling Championships are taking place in Harrogate between 22nd and 29th September. There will be extensive road closures during this time. The surgery will be open as usual but appointment times and availability may differ according to the road closures. Please prepare for increased travel times and consider using your local Pharmacy or the 111…
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Prescription ordering by pharmacies

July 9, 2019

Following a recent meeting with the CCG, patient groups, and local pharmacies it was decided that pharmacies should not order medication on behalf of patients with effect from September 2019.  This is in a bid to both improve safety and reduce over-ordering and waste. It means that patients will not be able to ring the practice,…
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It’s never too late to start reducing your blood pressure

April 7, 2019

High blood pressure is one of the most common conditions in this country. More than one in four adults in the UK have it, and we estimate that over 600,000 people in West Yorkshire and Harrogate have undiagnosed high blood pressure…nearly a quarter of the population Read more here.

2019 Bank Holiday closures and training afternoon closures

March 21, 2019

Please note that the surgery will be closed for the Bank Holidays on: August Bank Holiday Monday 26 August Christmas & New Year –  Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December & Boxing Day Thursday 26 December, then Wednesday 1 January 2020 Training afternoons: closed from 1pm on Wednesday 9 October. You should call 111 if you need…
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10 ways to get the best from your GP

January 16, 2019

Which? Have interviewed 15 GPs to get their tips on how you can make your time in the consultation chair count. Read more: https://www.which.co.uk/news/2017/08/10-ways-to-get-the-best-from-your-gp/

Dementia Friendly Swimming

January 16, 2019

A friendly environment for people with dementia to enjoy the pool.

Children & Families ages 0 – 19 years

December 10, 2018

What’s On January – March 2019 Children and Families: Prevention Harrogate and Knaresborough town areas Check out the new what’s on programme at: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/childrens-centres

Flu clinics

September 7, 2018

We will be adding information about our 2019 flu clinics later in the year, around September.  If you are over 65 (or are currently 64 but will be 65 on March 31 2020) you are automatically entitled to the flu vaccine. If you are under 65 but fall into one of the  ‘at risk’ groups such…
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Carer Information and Support Programme

July 31, 2018

Would you like to join a course on caring for someone with dementia? See this leaflet and this leaflet for more information.

Beat the Heat

July 6, 2018

Top tips from the NHS on how to stay safe during the current hot spell!