We are proud to be an Armed Forces veteran friendly accredited practice.
If you are a veteran, please let our reception team know so that we are able to add your name to our Veteran Register, this will enable us to ensure we keep you informed of help available and support you and your family through the Healthcare system.
For more information, please click here.
If you have missed our walk in flu clinics, don't worry, please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment with the Practice Nurse.
Consett Medical Centre
Welcome to our surgery website. We hope 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.
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We now have a YouTube channel with informative health and surgery related videos. Click the link below to view our videos and subscribe.
Including this video about the Friends and Family test
As of the 1st September, pharmacies will no longer be able to order your medication for you. You must order either online or in reception. To help reduce the queues at the desk please fill out the repeat prescription request form at the table in the main reception area.
Click here for more information about new changes to ordering prescriptions
NATIONAL SHORTAGE OF GPs
Due to increased patient demand and a National shortage of GPs, we are currently experiencing a longer than usual wait for routine GP appointments. We apologise to all our patients and ask you to bear with us during this difficult time. We would like to assure you that we are doing all we can to improve this situation.
For all medical emergencies, call 999
Need to see a GP or nurse in the evening or weekend?
GPs in central Durham, Chester-le-Street and Derwentside are working together to offer extra GP appointments from 6.30pm on weekday evenings as well as Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Just call your surgery to book any available evening and weekend GP appointments. These appointments are held at Consett Medical Centre and Tanfield View Surgery.
To book an 'Extended hours' appointment please contact the surgery Monday-Friday 08.30-5.30. When our surgery is closed, please call 111 to access these clinics.
If you need to cancel your extended hours appointment (At either Consett Medical Centre or Tanfield View Surgery) please call the surgery you are registered with during normal working hours. Outside of normal working hours please call 07581 214299
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
This is due to increased patient demand and a National shortage of GPs. We are working hard to improve this situation.
When you book an appointment you will be asked the reason for needing the appointment. Your GP has requested that our reception team ask for this information to ensure you are offer the most appropriate appointment.
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, press option 1
The surgery will be closed for staff training on the following days
Thursday 19th September, 17th October, 21st November from 12 O'clock
We will be open again at 8.30am the following morning.
If you require non-urgent medical attention while we are closed please call 111. For all medical emergencies please call 999.
We will send you a text reminder for your appointments or clinics. This is an automated service, please do not reply to these messages.
Consett Medical Center is working towards being a Dementia Friendly surgery for more information please speak to our reception team
If you would like to become a Dementia Friend or learn more please click here
Online appointments....Online prescriptions....Patient Questionnaires....Medical Records....Online appointments....Online prescriptions....
Click below for details on registering online. Or pop into surgery to request online application form. Two forms of identification is required (For appointment booking and ordering prescription, ID not required)
Please read our online leaflet here
Online information leaflet
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(Site updated 16/10/2019)