There may be a time when you are too unwell to attend the surgery. If you feel that you need a visit from your Doctor, please telephone 01642 270033 and if possible give an indication of the nature of your problem. This helps the doctor plan their visits more effectively.
For patients with chronic conditions e.g coronary heart disease, asthma or diabetes there are a variety of clinics run by the nursing team. Regular monitoring will improve the management of your condition and will allow for review of your medication.
There may be occasions when, for specific health problems you would prefer to consult with a doctor of the same gender as yours. We understand this and are happy to arrange it for you.
Physiotherapy is available to all patients who have a need. To access please see your GP or practice nurse. For more information on Physiotherapy please click here.
We are able to offer a wide range of minor surgery this includes some type of injections i.e for tennis elbow as well as the removal of “lumps, bumps and cysts” under local anaesthetic. An appointment can be arranged after the problem has been passed by your GP.
An initial consultation with your doctor is needed for assessment.
The Midwifery team offer a full service to pregnant ladies. Your first appointment is usually at eight weeks of your pregnancy, this is your booking appointment and does last a little longer than usual so you will need to make reception team aware that is your first appointment.
Clinics are held on Monday and Thursday afternoons by appointment only.
Ante-natal checks will be made with doctor by appointment.
Post-natal examination will also be made by appointment 8 weeks after delivery.
All types of family planning advice are covered those included are The Pill, Contraceptive injections, Coil fitting and Implanon fittings.
Both the doctors and nurses are qualified and able to discuss this with you. We also offer counselling for sterilisation and pre-pregnancy advice.
The counselling service is available to patients aged 16 and over. If you have symptoms of ‘stress’ ‘anxiety’ or ‘depression’ and would welcome the opportunity to understand and resolve them, counselling could be helpful to you.
To access the service please discuss your request with your GP.
Laboratory test results
If you have had any test done in the surgery or requested by the surgery and need the result, please telephone 01642 270033 between 2pm and 4pm.
Choose and Book
We use the ‘Choose and Book’ system to book and manage hospital appointments. If you have been referred to a specialist by your GP and you have an appointment reference number and a password, you can book, change or cancel your appointment at the hospital here.
You can access this service from a referral from your GP or nurse. Diabetic patients will be automatically referred to this service.
There are regular chiropody/podiatry sessions at the surgery but referral is made by the medical and nursing staff.
Women are offered a smear test from the age of 25 years. Women will be sent a reminder when the test is due.
The practice nurses have received special training for this purpose. If you are unable to get an appointment at a convenient time you are able to attend local family planning clinics without an appointment.
Healthy eating and drinking, exercise and stopping smoking are becoming increasing important in staying well now and for the future. This is especially important if you also have a chronic disease.
Click for support and advice on healthy eating and exercise.
If you smoke, giving up is probably the biggest single step you can take to improve your health. Smoking is responsible for one in every five deaths in adults aged over 35 in England. Giving up smoking increases your chances of living a longer and healthier life, even if you’ve smoked for 40 years. You’ll start to notice the benefits soon after quitting. Click on Smokefree for further information from the NHS.
There are many Sexual Health Services across the Tees area. Please click here to go to their website for more information.