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BANK HOLIDAYS

The Surgery will be close for Easter Bank Holiday weekend on Friday 30th March 2018 and reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday 3rd April 2018.  If you require a Doctor urgently during this time, please ring 111.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY TEST

Would you recommend our surgery to your friends and family, please click on the Patient Survey link in "have your say" below to take part in our survey.

SHINGLES VACCINES

Patients aged 70 years old are now to be offered a shingles vaccine.  There is also a catch-up programme for patients aged 78 and 79 with the aim that within the next few years, all patients between 70 and 80 will be offered this vaccine.

ARE YOU A CARER Please see further information under clinics and services to see how we can help.

PATIENT GROUP MEETING

If you are a registered patient, would you like to be part of our Patient Group!  The practice would like to hear your views, please register your interest by clicking on the link below, or alternatively contact a member of our reception team who will be happy to help.

OUT OF HOURS

If you need a doctor urgently when the surgery is closed please contact NHS 111 or visit the walk-in/urgent care centre at University Hospital of Hartlepool

HEALTHY HEART CHECKS

If you are between the age of 40 and 74, you may be elligible for a healthy heart check.  Please ask at reception for more details.

Appointments

baby_district_nurseIf your condition is non-urgent, you can expect to see a GP within two working days, nurses based in our practice treat patients for a wide range of common conditions. You can expect to see a nurse within one working day.

Let us know if more than one person in the family needs to be seen. We can give you a longer appointment if necessary.

Please remember that the results of tests can only be given to the patient.

You can speak to a doctor or nurse on the telephone at an agreed time.  Please give as much information to the receptionist who will record your request and give you a time to call back to speak to a doctor or nurse

You can help us by:

  • Being on time for your appointment
  • Letting us know if you need to cancel
  • Calling for a home visit or urgent appointment before 10am

Patients with particular needs

Our surgery building is welcoming, easy for patients to find their way around and appropriate to the needs of users, including the disabled.  Our surgery is on one level and is easily accessible to patients using wheelchairs.

For patients with language problems we can arrange interpretation and translation services in person or by phone for patients who do not speak English. Please let us know if you need this service when booking an appointment stating you require a translator.

 

 
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