Our Practice is highly patient focused and we have a multidisciplinary approach to patients’ health care. We aim to deliver the best for our patients by combining the skills of the practice team with other health and social care workers in the community.
We provide modern health care facilities and focus on continually improving the health of our patients and residents of the community.
Our Patient Participation Group are asked for their views on matters from time to time. If you are interesting in joining our Patient Group, please contact Mrs Carole Hutchinson, Practice Manager.
This website is aimed at providing you the important information about our practice, our services and our staff in addition to some other useful information and tools available for you to use. Please have a look around and send us any comments or suggestions if you like. We can use your comments and ideas to improve our online services and develop the content of this site accordingly.
Christmas and New Year Opening
The practice will be closed on the following days only over the Christmas and New Year period:
- Monday 25th December CLOSED
- Tuesday 26th December CLOSED
- Wednesday 27th December OPEN 8.30 am – 6.00 pm
- Monday 1st January 2018 CLOSED
- Tuesday 2nd January 2018 OPEN 8.30 am – 6.00 pm
From 1st September 2017, the practice is able to book our patients evening and weekend appointments with a GP (not necessarily your own GP), at one of the 5 Health Centre hubs across the city – Southwick, Pallion, Houghton, Riverview at Hendon and The Galleries, Washington.
Please see the “Extended Access” link above for more information.
Dr Riddle joined the practice on 11th July from a nearby practice in South Shields. Dr Riddle is available Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Our new Practice Pharmacist is Maria Weldon, and will be joining the practice early November. Maria will be available 4 days per week, and will be available to see patients via appointment for medication queries and reviews.
Dr Cloak (Locum GP) will be joining us in October, and will be working three days per week.
“Health Watch” award
We are very pleased to be awarded the Healthwatch Sunderland award for positive patient feedback during the previous 8 months. Well done everyone!! Please follow the link: https://www.facebook.com/HWSunderland/photos/a.358191964302765.1073741828.324637567658205/1032823896839565/?type=3&theater
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