Covid spring booster programme

 For the latest information, please look under the Covid 19 Latest information section located on the right hand side.

25.02.22 - a text was sent out by Park Practice today; we confirm this is genuine.

Following the recent announcement from the Government, we would like to advise that nothing has changed with regards to healthcare settings. Therefore, we are asking all patients to continue with the measures already in place – please wear a face covering (unless medically exempt), hand sanitize and socially distance. We also ask that patients do not come to the surgery if testing positive for Covid in order to keep all patients and staff as safe as possible. Thank you for your understanding. Park Practice


09.11.21 - we have received reports from Patient Access users and people who have never registered for the service that they have received Covid passport emails purporting to be from Patient Access.  We have received the following advice from Patient Access:

We advise users of Patient Access to check the name and email address of the sender, all emails from Patient Access will come via an email address that ends in We advise users never to click on any log in links that you receive via email but to visit the site via the address bar of your browser instead so that you know you are on the genuine Patient Access log in page. You can find more information and guidance on our information security page here:  

We strongly advise users to set up their Memorable Word security feature, as well as using biometrics (fingerprint ID) if they use the app.  

Email addresses used to register for Patient Access account are secure. We do not share any data and no data is ever saved or stored on any device you use to access Patient Access.

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Park Practice is now a "Parkrun Practice". Full details of where and when the runs take place can be found on:

Park Practice is now an Armed Forces Veteran friendly accredited GP practice. More information can be found on:

Training Practice

The Partners are delighted to announce that Dr Harvey has gained accreditation to train doctors to become GPs.

GP Registrars

gp_and_bookGP Registrars are fully qualified and must have done at least two year's hospital medicine before they can start their General Practice Training. They are known as GP Specialist Registrars and the training lasts three years, most of the first two years takes place in Hospital but at least one year (including all of their final year) takes place in General practice.

The whole practice is involved in training, although Dr. Harvey is the trainer responsible for the Registrars. We all benefit greatly from having these young doctors in the practice. Learning and teaching is a two way process and the Registrars help to keep us all up to date.

Registrars provide extra appointments in the practice which helps us to cope with our workload and hopefully makes it easier for you to see a doctor when you need to. They often have longer to talk to you than your own doctor would have. If they are not sure what is wrong with you they can call for help.

Part of their training and successful completion of their course involves videoing their consultations. These videos are viewed afterwards by the registrars themselves and probably their trainer. Occasionally, they are viewed by other registrars as part of the training process, and they may be viewed by examiners (who are all GP Trainers) as part of the final assessment that ensures that all doctors are competent to practise unsupervised. We would ask you not to lightly refuse permission for your consultation to be videoed. You can always ask the doctor not to use the video if you don't like the way the consultation went. We always ask you to sign your permission beforehand and then again afterwards. If you change your mind we won't view the video!

We feel that teaching helps to keep the practice up to the highest standards.

FY2 Doctors

Following recent modernisation of the training and career structure of doctors in the NHS, the first two years after qualifying as doctors are now known as Foundation Year 1 (FY1) and Foundation Year 2 (FY2). One of the changes introduced as part of this modernisation is the idea that as many doctors as possible should experience a period of time in general practice regardless of their eventual chosen career in medicine. We in general practice support this wholeheartedly and are convinced that, regardless of the specialty they eventually choose, all doctors will benefit from an insight into the workings of general practice. Therefore, our practice now accommodates FY2 doctors for periods of four months as part of their training. They work closely with us and are under supervision throughout their time with us. We are sure that this arrangement will benefit patient care in the future.


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