News and important notices

Walk in covid boosters – Holiday Inn, Winchester

Holiday Inn is open for walk in Covid vaccinations (they are giving Pfizer) 4th, 5th & 6th January from 8.30am to 7pm Please see this link with regards to booster eligibility https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-booster-vaccine/

Important Message to patients

IMPORTANT -I know there have been a lot of messages from us recently but please note the following: As has been made clear by the Government, we face an impending challenge with cases of Covid rising rapidly. There has been a national request for GP practices to urgently support the booster vaccination delivery over the… Continue Reading Important Message to patients

eConsult will be switched off during the Christmas bank holiday period

Any eConsult request you submit outside of our normal surgery opening hours will not be read until we open the next working day. Whilst you are still able to submit an online consultation during the bank holiday periods, after the surgery has closed, this will not be seen until the day after the bank holiday,… Continue Reading eConsult will be switched off during the Christmas bank holiday period

Please DO NOT contact the practice about your booster – We will contact you!

URGENT APPEAL: please do not call us to enquire about the plans for an accelerated roll out of the COVID booster programme. ā¯•Following the announcement on Sunday night of emergency plans to accelerate the roll of the COVID booster programme, we understand you will be anxious to know when you will be invited for a… Continue Reading Please DO NOT contact the practice about your booster – We will contact you!

Ordering medications ahead of Christmas

If you take regular medications please make sure you have enough to see you over the festive period and please place requests with us in good time if repeats will be needed. Please make sure you have sufficient supplies of your usual medications to last over the holiday period which you can order in a… Continue Reading Ordering medications ahead of Christmas

Update on the COVID-19 booster vaccination programme

We know that following the national Government announcement that the COVID-19 booster vaccination programme is due to be opened to a wider group of people that many of you understandably are keen to know when you will be able to have your vaccination. The NHS is working quickly to respond to the new variant (Omicron)… Continue Reading Update on the COVID-19 booster vaccination programme

Blood Test appointments – Hampshire hospitals

As you are already aware the Phlebotomy Service at Hampshire Hospitals is an appointment only service. We would like to encourage Patients to sign up to online booking system by using the following: winchester.sangixcloud.com basingstoke.sangixcloud.com andover.sangixcloud.com or by searching blood tests on hampshirehospitals.nhs.uk Patients will need to click on SIGN UP to create an account… Continue Reading Blood Test appointments – Hampshire hospitals

Flu vaccine update

We have received a small supply of vaccine for patients OVER 65’s & we have appointments available within flu clinics w/c 15th November – If you still need your flu jab & are aged 65 and OVER then please do call us to book in. We are awaiting further supply of the UNDER 65’s vaccine… Continue Reading Flu vaccine update

COVID-19 Vaccination update

The COVID-19 vaccinations programme is moving to a new phase in the Winchester area, for those registered at Stockbridge Practice, Whitchurch, Gratton (Sutton Scotney), Arlesford, Watercress (Four Marks) and West Meon practices. Patients who have not yet had a first or second dose of the COVID-19 are still able to book an appointment by calling… Continue Reading COVID-19 Vaccination update

Adult Flu Clinics

Initial text invites will be going out to patients shortly to book in for their annual flu vaccines. These messages will give details of how to book for your flu vaccine, our preferred method is via Patient Access or the NHS APP. Due to current issues with self-isolating & our services being unprecedentedly busy, using… Continue Reading Adult Flu Clinics

Blood tubes shortage

There is currently an international shortage of blood bottles used for taking samples and clinicians working in GP practices, hospitals, community and mental health trusts and ambulance trusts have been asked to suspend non-essential blood tests. Our clinicians and managers in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight are working together to be more efficient. We… Continue Reading Blood tubes shortage