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You will still need to have a telephone consultation first and then you may be invited to attend the surgery for a face to face consultation.
The volunteer delivery service will cease on Friday 31st July and we would like to thank Joanne and Nigel for their exceptional support and help during this difficult time.
THE EVENWOOD BRANCH SURGERY REMAINS CLOSED
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them you're staying at home
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.
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.
MBChb (Sheffield 1979) MRCPG, DRCOG (Partner)
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement, Check4Life health checks and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one. Cheryl is the Stop Smoking Advisor, so if you are considering stopping smoking please make an appointment to see her and she will support you through it. She is also the Young Carers representative.
Ms April Futter
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
The District Nursing team are here to provide Community Nursing Care.
They can be contacted on 0191 333 7195
Naz Carrington Brown
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Community Psychiatric Nurse
Teesdale Carers Representative