When We Are Closed
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
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