General Medical Report Request

Please send an eConsult to request a medical report and we will get back to you by the end of the next working day to advise on the next steps you need to take specific to your request. 

Test Results from the Practice

If we have arranged the test, we will contact you if there are any serious abnormalities. You can get your test results directly from the NHS app and we advise all our patients to check there first. I still have questions after checking the NHS app We are happy to answer questions about your test […]

Test Results from Hospitals

Test results from hospitals are usually sent directly in the post to a patient and the GP at the same time. If you have not been sent the result, it is unlikely the practice has access to the results. To enquire about the result please contact the hospital directly and ask to speak to the […]

New Referral Request

All new referral requests (NHS and private) need to be reviewed by a doctor. To request a referral, please submit an eConsult and we will get back to you by the end of the next working day.

Enquiries For Pre-Existing Referrals

Our secretarial team handle the referrals in the practice and will be happy to help answer your questions. The button above will only work on a mobile phone. If you are on a desktop or tablet you will need to dial the number 0191 374 6896.

Request a Medical Report

The practice provides private medical reports where appropriate to registered patients. Medical reports are not an NHS service and therefore fees apply to these reports. The Non-NHS Fees page on our website details the current charges.

Sick Note – After 7 Days of Absence

Once you have been absent from work for more than 7 days due to illness, your employer will request that you provide a “sick note” (Med 3 Form) signed by a doctor. The form can be signed by any doctor providing your care, including hospital doctors. If you need a “sick note” from the practice, […]

Sick note – First 7 Days of Illness

If you have been absent from work for less than 7 days, you do not need a sick note from a doctor. Sick notes from doctors are only issued if you have been off work more than 7 days. If you have been off more than 4 days, you may be entitled to Statutory Sick […]