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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 be used to for any judgement about GP earnings, nor to make any comparisons with other practices. The average earnings for GPs working in Well Close Medical Group in the last financial year ending in 2020/21 was £76,543 before taxation and National Insurance...
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  Better ways of working in your local practice   What are we proposing? Cheviot Medical Group, Glendale Surgery, Northumberland Health (which runs Widdrington and Felton Surgeries) and Well Close Medical Group have applied to NHS England to form a single partnership to run the practices. This will mean their administration and management will be more closely linked in future.   As a group of practices, we already work very closely together as part of Well Up North Primary Care Network but we are proposing to develop this relationship further by uniting our lea...
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Lindisfarne Health       Dear Patients and Stakeholders   We are writing to provide you with some important information about four GP practices, which are part of the Well Up North Primary Care Network.   Cheviot Medical Group, Glendale Surgery, Northumberland Health (which runs Widdrington and Felton Surgeries) and Well Close Medical Group have applied to NHS England to unite the partnerships running their four practices in order to more closely link their administrative and management processes.   As a group of practices, we alread...
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BLOOD BOTTLE SHORTAGE Due to the national shortage of blood bottles we have been advised that we must only undertake urgent blood tests until 17th September and possibly beyond this date depending on supplies. This is outside of the Practice’s control and is affecting all healthcare providers. All routine blood tests for example for annual health reviews will be deferred until the supply is back to normal. Our clinical team will assess the safety around delaying such tests and if they feel it needs to go ahead we will contact you. Please be reassured that our main concern as alway...
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We have been recently inspected and are pleased to have attained a rating of ‘good’ in all areas. Well Close Medical Group - CQC Report 12.04.18
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