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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


The practice may have Doctors attached to it, usually for six months, for post graduation training. These Doctors are fully qualified and are gaining experience before becoming full time General Practitioners.


At times you may be introduced to medical students who are training at Newcastle University. These students are gaining experience under the direction of a Partner in the practice. If you have any objection to their being involved in your care you only have to tell the Doctor or the receptionist.


The surgery will close on the 3rd Thursday of each month for protected learning time.

The surgery will close at 12:00 on the following dates (for 2017)

Thursday 19th January

Thursday 16th February

Thursday 16th March

Thursday 20th April

Thursday 18th May

Thursday 15th June

Thursday 20th July

Thursday 17th August

Thursday 21st September

Thursday 19th October

Thursday 16th November

Thursday 21st December

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