Updated on 4th February 2020 at 11:24 am

A UK-wide public information campaign has been launched to advise the public on how to slow the spread of coronavirus and reduce the impact on NHS services.

GP Service Available Over Christmas

Updated on 12th December 2019 at 9:50 am

Marine Medical Group patients can be seen by a GP during the festive period, read here for more information

Telephone issues

Updated on 29th August 2019 at 1:27 pm

We are experiencing problems with our telephone system cutting and dropping calls. The telephone company are aware of this and are trying to find a fix to this problem. The practice appreciates that this is very frustrating for patients and we ask you to bear with us until this problem is rectified. Thank you for your patience.


Updated on 13th May 2019 at 8:51 am

Marine Medical Group are proud to be part of Parkrun Blyth!

Dr Morgan Retirement

Updated on 8th January 2019 at 9:08 am

Dr Morgan will be retiring from the Practice on 30th June 2019.

Proposed Change To Practice Boundary

Updated on 19th January 2018 at 10:51 am

The practice has applied to NHS England to change the current boundary of the practice. This WILL NOT affect any patients who are currently registered with the practice.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

Updated on 9th October 2017 at 11:57 am

AAA (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm) AAA stands for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. The aorta is the main blood vessel that supplies blood to your body. It runs from your heart down through your chest and abdomen. In some people, as they get older, the wall of the aorta in the abdomen can become weak. It can then […]

Extended Access for Blyth Patients

Updated on 9th October 2017 at 9:41 am

In partnership with Railway Medical Group, patients of Marine Medical Group and Railway Medical Group can now be seen in the Blyth HUB

Marine Medical Group PPG Survey

Updated on 13th July 2017 at 8:41 am

The Patient Participation Group (PPG) of Marine Medical Group is carrying out a survey to help it really understand what matters to patients. 

Urgent Message

Updated on 15th May 2017 at 9:22 am

Marine Medical Group would like to thank all our patients for their understanding and cooperativeness during this time.

Delay in Nurse Appointments

Updated on 18th April 2017 at 1:37 pm

We apologise about the current delay for a routine Nurse appointment

Dr Hussain Retirement

Updated on 8th November 2016 at 8:28 am

Dr Hussain will be retiring on 13th October 2016. Dr Christopher Murray has now joined the practice as a partner, and has taken over Dr Hussain’s list. If you were previously registered with Dr Hussain, you will now be registered with Dr Murray.

Carers Support

Updated on 12th August 2016 at 9:48 am

Do you care look after someone, of any age, who depends on you because of their physical or mental illness, disability, frailty or substance misuse?

Dr Kasaraneni Retirement

Updated on 1st July 2016 at 11:05 am

After 14 years with Marine Medical Group, Dr Sri Kasaraneni will be retiring on 30th June 2016. We wish her happiness in her retirement.

Dr Turner Retirement

Updated on 1st July 2016 at 11:03 am

Dr Turner will be retiring on 30th June 2016. All patients registered with Dr Turner will transfer to be registered with Dr Johnston from 1st July 2016 when she becomes a partner in the practice

Annual PPG Report 2015/16

Updated on 31st March 2016 at 8:24 am

The report for 2015/16 Patient Participation Group report is now available

Named GP

Updated on 16th December 2015 at 2:01 pm

If you would like the details of your “named GP” please ask at reception.

CQC Report

Updated on 17th September 2015 at 8:00 am

Practice Statement following CQC Assessment 17/9/15   The practice underwent a CQC inspection on 16th July 2015 which examined 5 areas of General Practice: Are services safe? Are services effective? Are services caring? Are services responsive to people’s needs? Are services well-led? The inspection also looked at six patient population groups during the inspection: Older […]

Annual PPG Report 2014/15

Updated on 31st March 2015 at 7:16 am

The report for 2014/15 Patient Participation Group report is now available

Ebola message from Public Health England

Updated on 28th October 2014 at 8:59 am

If you have returned from Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone or cared for someone with Ebola in the past 21 days and you have a fever or feel unwell please DO NOT attend the surgery. Ring for advice from the doctor informing the receptionist of this.

Patient Online Services

Updated on 29th September 2014 at 2:47 pm

Marine Medical Group currently offers patients’ facilities to book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online.

Dr Allen Retirement

Updated on 27th May 2014 at 3:46 pm

Dr Allen will be retiring on 30th June 2014. All patients registered with Dr Allen will transfer to be registered with Dr Norfolk from 1st July 2014 when she becomes a partner in the practice

Keep calm and be ready for winter

Updated on 19th November 2013 at 9:35 am

Generally we feel unwell during the winter as we spend more time indoors and coughs and colds are passed around our family, friends and colleagues at work.

Book Appointments Online

Updated on 7th June 2013 at 8:09 am

Book your appointment online 24 hours a day 7 days a week!


Updated on 8th October 2012 at 1:01 pm

Please read this news message for an update on the parking situation at the health centre

New Telephone Number

Updated on 21st August 2012 at 9:22 am

Our new main surgery number is 01670 544 125 and for prescriptions 01670 541 930

Patient Participation Report 2011/12

Updated on 21st March 2012 at 9:00 am

Results of our recent Patient Participation Questionnaire are now available, read more to view these results

New Clinical Computer System

Updated on 14th February 2012 at 2:25 pm

The practice is planning to change it’s clinical computer system, read more for further information…

Training Times

Updated on 2nd August 2011 at 12:40 pm

The practice will also be closed for training (cont.)

Extended opening hours

Updated on 15th July 2011 at 3:09 pm

The practice has extended it’s opening hours, read more for further information