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Cancelling your Appointment
If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone our cancellation line 593580 or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.

Out of Hours
Please telephone the surgery and you will be re-directed to the out of hours services. The out of hours centre is located within Shotley Bridge hospital.

Urgent Appointments
If you have a problem that will not wait for a routine appointment, please tell the receptionist

Consett Medical Centre

Welcome to our surgery website. It is used to present all our patients with up to date news and information about our practice. We will keep it current with any developments or other details that we feel are relevant to you. 

As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information

We do our best to ensure the information supplied on this website is kept up to date and accurate. If you notice any information that you feel is incorrect or if you would like to give feedback on the content of this site please contact the surgery using the comments and feedback form on the 'contact us' page.

Healthwatch County Durham area currently working with the Local Pharmaceutical Committee and Public Health in County Durham by collecting the views of the general public about their knowledge and use of services available in their local pharmacies. 


The information gathered will be used to produce a report to improve and build on future services and will be shared with their partners and the public.  Healthwatch County Durham will be out and about in the summer asking people what they think about pharmacy services but to try to reach as many people as possible the survey is also available to complete online. 


If you would like to take part in this survey, please use the link below, equally, please feel free to forward this opportunity to any of your contacts or networks who may be interested in taking part.

Important Surgery Notice

The surgery phone lines will be closed from 12.00-12.30 daily.

Our main reception desk will remain open from

08.30-5.30pm every day and will not close

A dedicated number will be available during the time our lines are closed in case of emergency

To help improve our appointment system the Doctors have requested information when you call for a duty Doctor. Our reception team will need to ask the reason for your call so they can direct you to the correct clinic or appointment. We thank you for your support 

When calling the surgery for results and hospital transport please ensure you are calling between 1pm-4pm Monday to Friday

The surgery will be closed for staff training on Thursday 17th August from 12.00. We will be open again from 8.30am on Friday 16th June. If you require non-urgent medical attention while we are closed please call 111. For all medical emergencies please call 999. 

Summer newsletter


GP Training

We will have medical students and Physician Associate trainees joining us from September - December 2017 for short periods. With the patient’s consent students may sit in on consultations with the GP or nurse to learn about general practice.

Students are also occasionally asked, with the patient's consent, to carry out a consultation alone which is then discussed with the GP, student and patient.

You may be asked to consult with a 5th year medical student or Physician Associates before you see your GP. If you agree to see a medical student first, you will be assisting with their training and your cooperation will be appreciated. However the choice is yours and you do not need to have a consultation with a medical student if you prefer not to.

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

The NHS non-emergency number

Dementia Friend

Consett Medical Center is a Dementia Friendly surgery for more information please speak to our reception team

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 Click below for details on registering online. Or pop into surgery to request online application form. Proof of identification is required. 

Please read our online leaflet here

Online information leaflet

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