To book your Covid vaccination(s), you need to use the 119 service online or phone 119

Demonstrating COVID-19 status

Individuals in England who have had a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine can now get proof of their vaccination details and demonstrate their COVID-19 status for international travel using the NHS COVID Pass.

There are 3 options to demonstrate COVID-19 status: via the NHS App (if you have full access to the App and are registered at a GP surgery), through NHS.UK and by letter from the 119 telephone service.

  • Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of Coronavirus.
  • Your GP practice is open and if you need to see your GP, please ring us on 01423 788300 or visit our website – our opening hours are 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday
  • You can also call NHS 111.
  • Please do not come to the surgery unless you have an appointment.

Owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS Services on your smartphone, tablet or pc. Download today, using this link:

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Please note that calls are recorded for training and monitoring purposes

contact your doctors online and get a response by the end of the next working day

Have you got the NHS App?

Download this service to your smartphone or computer to access GP Services. Book telephone appointments, order repeat medication and many other services

If you would like to know more about the Prostate (PSA) test, click the link below:

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

Mindfulness signposting

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 websitegives 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.


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.


The Go-To For Healthy Minds

Wellbeing Wake-up…

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

Receptionist Triage


Important Information about GDPR

The new data protection regulations (GDPR) came into effect on the 25th May 2018.  Please click on the quick link 'Data Protection, Record Sharing and GDPR'  for further information and to view our Privacy Policy.

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


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

Named GP

 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.

Silver Line

The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. 


(Site updated 08/10/2021)
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