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Change of opening times for Evenwood Branch Surgery

As from 1st September the branch surgery at Evenwood will be closed on FridayChange of opening times for Evenwood Branch Surgery

The opening times are Monday 4pm to 5pm and Wednesday 8.30am to 9.30am

The surgery at Cockfield will be open all day Friday 8.30 am to 6pm

We apologise for any inconvenience caused

From 1st July you will be able to book an appointment to be seen by an Emergency Healthcare Practitioner or Healthcare Assistant on Saturday and Sunday at the Extended Hours Clinic at Bishop Auckland General Hospital. These clinics are run by the Durham Dales Health Federation and need to be booked by phoning our receptionists.

Repeat Prescription Requests

We now only accept repeat prescription requests over the telephone if you are housebound or have exceptional circumstances.  We encourage you to register  and use the online service or you can drop your prescription off at your local branch or send by post.

Care Navigation - New ways for your local GP practice to help you get to the right support. The Receptionist may ask you a few questions to help navigate you to the best person, they wont try to diagnose your problem but you may need to tell them a little bit about why you are calling

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If you have a condition which requires you to take regular medication, your doctor may supply these without seeing you every time.

Please make a request, in person or by post, with the receptionist/dispenser and allow 48 hours before collecting the prescription or 3 working days before collecting the dispensed medication.

Alternatively you can now order online by following the link at the top of this page.  You will need to contact the surgery for an access code and password before using this facility.

We only accept repeat prescription requests over the telephone if you are housebound or have exceptional circumstances.

Dispensing

If you live more than one mile from a pharmacy you will have your drugs dispensed from the surgery.

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip.

Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.

Please remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account when ordering your prescriptions.

 
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