Could you help with a research study about Type 2 diabetes?

Research in Newcastle has shown that Type 2 diabetes can be reversed to normal. Professor Roy Taylor’s team is now testing whether this is also possible for non-obese people with type 2 diabetes. We are looking for people with Type 2 diabetes of less than 6 years duration for a 1 year research study. Individuals […]

Last modified: March 25, 2021

Germ Defence Study

We are letting you know about a very useful website called Germ Defence which was created by a team of doctors and scientists to give you advice that has been proven to reduce the spread of viruses in the home. It can help you plan how to protect yourself and members of your family from […]

Last modified: March 10, 2021

SMS Text Message Policy

Summary Claypath and University Medical Group uses a service called AccuRx Chain SMS to send text messages to patients for a range of purposes including recall, care plans, patient information and delivering test results. We assume that as a patient, if you provide your mobile number, you give implied consent for the surgery to use […]

Last modified: July 28, 2020

Publication of GP Net Earnings

NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice are publicised, and the required disclosure is shown below. It should be noted, however, 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 […]

Last modified: February 18, 2021

Regulatory Bodies

Our practice is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) who can ask for information about patients and staff alike.  We must comply withi their requests. Our clinicians are also regulated by various professional bodies such as the General Medical Council (GMC) and Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). www.cqc.org.uk www.gmc-uk.org www.nmc-uk.org

Last modified: May 28, 2020

Research Involvement

Claypath and University Medical Group is proud to be involved in Primary Care Research. The practice is actively engaged with the NHS National Institute for Health Research and Local Research Centres, and can signpost suitable and willing patients to relevant research studies that  might be of relevance to them. A copy of our Research Privacy […]

Last modified: August 12, 2020