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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.

Nurses

Nurse Diane Lake

RGN, BSc Hons

Nurse Sue Dixon

RGN

Diane is a Nurse Practitioner and Sue is our Practice Nurse.  Both are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, travel clinics, baby clinics and dressings. The nurses also run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, COPD and Coronary Heart Disease for which annual review and monitoring will take place, minor ailment clinics, for which Diane, our Nurse Practitioner, can prescribe. All nurses carry out cervical smears.

Our Nurses work closely with the Doctor and can refer to other health and social workers when required..

Healthcare Assistants

Karen Gaffney

Karen is our healthcare assistant is available to help with things such as blood pressure monitoring, healthy heart checks, lung health checks, B12 vaccinations and phlebotomy.  She holds health care and phlebotomy clinics on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings.

 
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