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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.

Practice News – April 2017

**IMPORTANT NEWS**

Doctors Leaving and Arriving…

Dr Kant who has been on maternity leave has taken the decision not to return and Dr Gray has resigned from her salaried GP post and will be leaving mid May. Best wishes to both doctors.

Dr Richard Harkness (Locum GP) will be working with us again between May – July, and we are very pleased to welcome our new salaried GP, Dr Karen Riddle who will be joining the practice in July.

Extended Hours (Wednesday Mornings 7 am – 8.30 am)

From 19th April, the practice will no longer be offering the early morning Wednesday appointments. We will be returning to 8.30 am starts on a Wednesday. Please watch this space for additional news …….

Practice List Open to New Registrations

Due to recent  practice pressures, the practice list was closed in May 2016. However, we are pleased to announce we will be reopening the practice list to new patients on Thursday 1st December 2016 who reside in the practice boundary (proof of residence within the previous 3 months is a a requirement for registration).

 

“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

WHY SURGERY’S CAN SOMETIMES RUN LATE – AN INTERESTING READ….. Before you complain – Poster

Health Advice

A ‘healthy lifestyle’ is what we recommend:

  • Stop smoking
  • Eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruit and veg
  • Exercise regularly
  • Keep alcohol intake within recommended limits

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