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2017 CQC Practice Report - OUTSTANDING

Please see full report for details - Southdene Medical Centre final report

24.3.17 Letter from Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health

Northern Echo Press Release 7th October 2017

Sunderland Echo Press Release 5th October 2017

Hartlepool Mail Press Release 5th October 2017

22.3.17 Letter from Stewart Findlay, Chief Clinical Officer for DDES CCG

12.4.17 Nationally CQC - Celebrating Good Care Booklet 

May 2017 Nationally Practice Management Magazine - Be Outstanding - Tips for practices

Northern Echo Press Release 8th March 2017

Hartlepool Mail Press Release 13th March 2017

Sunderland Echo Press Release 13th March 2017

Did you know there is a Public Consultation about changing local 7 Day Access to Primary Care (GP) services from Wednesday 7th November to Wednesday 19th December. Visit and come along to a public engagement event near you

Please could we remind all patients, your long term condition annual MOT is due in your birthday month.
Please remember to make an appointment in your birthday month
Thank you

Friends & Family 

Have your say and please give us your views and complete our Friends and Family Questionnaire - Thank you

Talk Before You Walk’ when your GP practice is closed 

Patients across Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield are reminded to ‘Talk Before You Walk’ when in need of care when your GP practice is closed. 

By phoning NHS 111, patients who need to be seen urgently on the same day will be offered an appointment with a healthcare professional either at their own GP surgery or at another surgery nearby called a Primary Care Service or a hub. 

Your quick guide to local health services Find out more                          

Care Navigation 

Not Well? Want to be seen quickly? 

Receptionists may ask you a few questions to help navigate you to the best person to help you quickly. They wont try to diagnose your problem, but you may need to tell them a little bit about why you are calling. 

Repeat Prescriptions

Do you need to re-order your medication? Visit our prescriptions page and complete the online form. Find out more

Like To Register?

New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more

Disabled Patients

Wheelchair access to all three sites is at the front entrance.Patient services are all provided at the ground-floor level.

Booking Appointments and Repeat Prescriptions Online 

Patients can now book appointments and order repeat prescriptions online.If you wish to register please call into Southdene Medical Centre for your registration to be completed. You must bring photo ID with you.If already registered click on the Icon below to book an appointment or order repeat prescriptions. Please view the following videos for more information. 

South Durham Health

Click on South Durham Health to find out more about the services provided

(Site updated 11/12/2018)
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