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IMPORTANT INFORMATION RE CORONAVIRUS

Please see note below; If you have any symptoms mentioned, please do not come into the surgery.

PLEASE NOTE: ONLINE APPOINTMENT BOOKING HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS AS WE CANNOT TRIAGE PATIENTS BOOKING VIA THIS METHOD. All appointment requests will be triaged. For advice or sick notes, please click on the eConsult link below or request a telephone consultation.

If you are given a face to face appointment, please be aware that you will need to wear a face covering (mask or scarf etc) and also only the person with the appointment will be allowed into the surgery unless there is a medical need for a chaperone. Thank You for your patience.

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Extended GP Access

From 29th August 2017 patients will be able to pre-book appointments for clinics at a surgery within the Durham locality when we are closed.  Appointments are available between 6.30pm - 9.00pm weekday evenings and also Saturday and Sunday mornings.  To pre-book an appointment please contact reception or ring 111 if it is out of surgery hours.

The extended hours service will continue to operate over the Christmas period.

The urgent care centre still operate as usual and you can also access their services by ringing 111. This service is available for patients with conditions which cannot wait to be assessed when the practice re-opens and there are no pre-bookable appointments available as above.

The out-of-hours period is:

  • Weekdays -  6pm to 8.30am;
  • Weekends - 6pm Friday to 8.30am Monday;
  • Bank Holiday – 6pm the night before to 8.30am the morning after.

To access the out-of-hours service dial 111 – this is a freephone number.

The out-of-hours service can only be accessed by telephone.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL PATIENTS

STAFF TRAINING

North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group have arranged for all practice staff to receive a half day training every month.

This will occur on the 3rd Thursday of each month.  

As a result, the surgery will be closed from 12 noon for training on the dates below:

Thursday 12th December 2019

Thursday 16th January 2020

Thursday 20th February 2020

Thursday 19th March 2020 - Cancelled

Thursday 16th April 2020 - Cancelled

Thursday 21st May 2020 - Cancelled

Thursday 18th June 2020 

Thursday 16th July 2020

Thursday 20th August 2020

Thursday 17th September 2020

Thursday 15th October 2020

Thursday 19th November 2020

Thursday 17th December 2020

If you require a doctor urgently whilst the surgery is closed, please ring 111 for the urgent care centre or to book an extended access appointment

 
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