Most people make a full recovery from the COVID19 coronavirus. However, some people sadly become more unwell and will need help from the NHS. To keep yourself safe, please follow this advice: Stay well hydrated – Drink 6-8 glasses of fluid (e.g. water, cordial) each day Have someone check on you – if you live […]
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Please see attached the most recent edition of our Practice News.
Please see the attached leaflet on changes to prescriptions for medication available over the counter.
Please see the attached PDF leaflet on how to manage blocked ears at home.
Practice News (Summer 2018)
See attached newsletter: Practice News (Spring 2018)
1. Staff Hellos and Goodbyes Regrettably we said goodbye to: Anne Phillips resigned as Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Manager on 29th December, 2017, to take up an appointment in Stanley Health Centre. Anne made an invaluable contribution to the development of the nursing team having worked in the practice for over twelve years. We hope she is […]
STAFF PROFILE Dr Michael Smith, Salaried GP Dr Smith joined the practice in March 2017, having previously practiced elsewhere in the North East. He trained in London, qualifying as a GP in 2015. Alongside his clinical practice, treating both Durham residents and students, he has a special interest in IT. Since joining the practice he […]
We have updated our appointments page to provide clarity in the types of appointments and clinicians we offer. You can also print this in the form of a leaflet: How to use our GP service leaflet.
Improving healthcare in the North East You may have heard that a new way to enable medical professionals to access patient records is being rolled out across the North East region to help provide better, safer care. The Great North Care Record provides secure, real-time access to a summary of GP-held records for clinicians, so […]
NHS HEALTH CHECKS Are you aged 40-74yrs? Even though you might be feeling great, if you’re over forty years you may be at risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, diabetes or dementia. A free NHS Health Check can help you reduce these risks and make sure you stay healthy. You can access the NHS […]
STAFF PROFILE Joanne Malarkey, Medical Secretary/Supervisor Joanne Malarkey, joined the practice in 1999 as a medical secretary. She is a highly regarded, member of the practice team. She has a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the role and is now supervisor of the secretarial team. She has seen many changes in the NHS over […]
Staff Hellos and Goodbyes Regrettably we said goodbye to: Dr Lindy Pun left the practice in November, 2016, during her maternity leave, to return to Macau in China with her husband, Lucas, and new arrival baby Jonathan. We wish them all the very best for the future. Dr Frances Timson left the practice on 31st […]
The practice is currently experiencing an increased demand for nurse appointments. We are, therefore, prioritising patients who require to be seen urgently. We appreciate that ear symptoms can be uncomfortable and irritating. Unfortunately, however, ear syringing is not classed as urgent. Please, therefore, be aware that you may need to wait up to a few […]
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