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Coronavirus

Call 111 now if you've been:

  • to Wuhan or Hubei Province in China in the last 14 days (even if you do not have symptoms)

  • to other parts of China, including Macau and Hong Kong, in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)

  • to Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Republic of Korea or Malaysia in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)

  • in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.

Tell 111 about any recent travel and any symptoms you have.

 

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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Christmas & New Year Bank Holiday 2019/2020

 The surgery will be closed :

Christmas Day  - Wednesday 25th December

Boxing Day - Thursday 26th December

New Years Day  - Wednesday 1st January

NEW YEARS EVE - CHANGE OF OPENING TIMES - STAINDROP 3-4PM RECEPTION ONLY - COCKFIELD 4-6PM RING FOR APPOINTMENTS

If you have a medical emergency when the surgery is closed please call 111. You can be offered an appointment to be seen at the Local Hub at Bishop Auckland between 6-8pm weekdays and weekend mornings. 

Please remember the A&E departments are extremely busy at this time of year and please try and avoid going if possible.  Always contact your GP first, or visit your local Pharmacy for any minor ailments.

Please ensure you order your repeat prescription in good time.

Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year

 

 

 

 
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