Please note that calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes
Do you experience repeated episodes of depression? Do you feel stressed by parenting or caring for someone with mental health problems? Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) may help.
Click below for more information
Patients over the age of 16:
With COVID-19 infections still high, it is vital that we try to reduce the spread of infections in people’s homes over Christmas.
The Germ Defence website gives practical advice on how you can do this and now also has a new section about making plans for Christmas. Please take 10 minutes to click the link below and complete the short survey:
BUZZ US Text Messaging Service
BUZZ US is a text messaging service for children and young people aged 11-18 to text about mild to moderate mental health and wellbeing issues. The number to text is 07520 631168. A wellbeing worker aims to reply within 24 working hours - the service is operated during office hours (Monday -Thursday 9-5pm, Fri 9-4.30pm, excluding bank holidays) and as such the service is not designed for those in crisis. The service is well used for advice, support and signposting; since going live it has received over 15,000 texts from children and young people.
MSK PRACTITIONER SERVICE
The MSK Practitioner service is a new service for patients who are over the age of 16. Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy appointments are offered as an alternative to seeing your GP for a back, neck, muscle or trapped nerve pain. The specialist physiotherapist can assess, diagnose and offer advice and guidance on how to manage your symptoms.
Our MSK Practitioners are experienced specialist physiotherapist who also work at Harrogate District Hospital. They can also refer you to the hospital for further investigations or specialist treatment.
How do I book in? Please contact us at the GP practice as normal and our receptionists will guide you through the process.
Where will my appointment be? You will be told where the appointments are being held when you call the Practice
How long will my appointment be? Your appointment will be 20 minutes.
DUE TO COVID 19 MSK PRACTITIONER APPOINTMENTS WILL BE TELEPHONE/VIDEO CONSULTATIONS AT PRESENT.
Compass Buzz Wellbeing Service
Compass is a charity which provides health and wellbeing services, helping people unleash their unique potential and live healthier, safer and more fulfilling lives. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an uncertain time for both children and families and at Compass we recognise the impact this may be having on children’s mental health, we believe that during these unprecedented and often confusing times it is now more important then ever to create a much needed wellbeing boost into children’s lives.
See the document above for full details
Important Information about GDPR
Welcome to Eastgate Medical Group
The doctors and staff at Eastgate Medical Group are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare from our surgeries at Eastgate in Knaresborough and The Health Centre in Harrogate. We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side.
Extended Access to Primary Care
MORE APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE NOW
There are now more primary care appointments available making it easier for you to get an appointment at a time that suits you in the evenings and at weekends.
The Extended Access Service is an extension of your usual primary care practice. It is not a walk-in service – you need to make an appointment.
The Extended Access Service is located at Mowbray Square in Harrogate and North House in Ripon. You can get appointments up to 8pm weekdays and on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Information about the new service is available here or contact reception.
To download an information leaflet about the service Click Extended Primary Care Service
One Click Away
Convenience doesn’t stop there and you can now access a number of services online. Ordering a repeat prescription or sending us your comments are both just a click away.
Health and Happiness
Our team are dedicated to your continued good health and approach your care with professionalism, discretion and friendliness. You can count on a warm welcome from everyone involved here at the practice.
You can now view a summary of your record online using your SystmOnline account. You can also use the same account to order repeat prescriptions and book appointments with doctors. If you would like to register for SystmOnline, please speak to a receptionist. If you are already registered, ask a receptionist to add this new service to your account.
Video - Online Access
Please click here to view our Statement of Intent
It is a requirement of all practices in England to allocate every patient with a named GP. If you would like to know who is your named GP please ask at reception. If you would like to change this to a specific GP then please inform reception who will make this change for you.
Friends and Family Test
With effect from 1 December 2014, when you visit our surgeries, you will have the opportunity to take part in the Family & Friends Test by answering a simple question about your experience. Your response is anonymous and you will be able to post this in a ballot box in reception. Alternatively you will be able to complete the survey by clicking on the link "Friend & Family Test" on the right of this screen
We will review your responses each month and provide feedback, where possible.
(Site updated 13/01/2021)