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THIS SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED WEDNESDAY 12:30 SEPT 18th 2019 FOR MANDATORY TRAINING AND WILL RE-OPEN 8:00 A.M THURSDAY 19TH SEPT

FOR URGENT MEDICAL ASSISTANCE DURING THIS PERIOD PLEASE TELEPHONE 111

FOR SELF HELP IN ILLNESS DURING THE WINTER MONTHS WHEN NHS SERVICES ARE VERY BUSY - PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW FOR ADVICE

http://www.urgentoremergency.co.uk/

EXTENDED HOURS SERVICE

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE SURGERY IS NOW ABLE TO OFFER APPOINTMENTS OUTSIDE SURGERY HOURS DURING EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS. THESE APPOINTMENTS ARE IN DESIGNATED LOCATIONS AND INFORMATION ON THIS CAN BE FOUND ON THE LINK BELOW. THE PRACTICE WILL ADVISE YOU ON THE AVAILABILITY AND CRITERIA WITH REGARDS TO THESE APPOINTMENTS AS NOT ALL REQUESTS WILL BE SUITABLE. PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY DURING NORMAL OPENING TIMES AS ALL APPOINTMENTS MUST BE BOOKED AND CANCELLED VIA RECEPTION AT THE PRACTICE.

http://www.sunderlandgpalliance.co.uk/sunderland-extended-access-service-information/

ALSO PLEASE GO TO 'FURTHER INFORMATION' -RIGHT HAND SIDE OF HOME PAGE  AND CLICK ON EXTENDED ACCESS -FURTHER WEBSITE LINKS AVAILABLE

HOSPITAL TESTS OR INVESTIGATIONS

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IF TESTS OR INVESTIGATIONS ARE REQUESTED BY A SPECIALIST OR CONSULTANT, THEN THE RESULTS OF THESE TESTS NEED TO BE OBTAINED FROM THE CONSULTANT OR SPECIALIST INVOLVED.

(See top ribbon 'Tests & Results' for more details)

THANK YOU.

'BE DOG SMART'

SUNDERLAND SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN BOARD (SSCB) IS WORKING WITH PARTNERS ACROSS THE CITY TO RAISE AWARENESS OF GENERAL DOG SAFETY

PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK FOR USEFUL ADVICE ON GENERAL DOG SAFETY

www.bedogsmart.org.uk

 

PATIENTS PLEASE NOTE

FROM 16TH MAY 2018

 

WE WILL BE UNABLE TO TAKE REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS ORDERS OVER THE TELEPHONE

 

PLEASE REGISTER FOR ONLINE SERVICES OR ASK AT RECEPTION FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON HOW YOU CAN ORDER YOUR MEDICATIONS AFTER THIS DATE

 

PATIENT'S FAILING TO ATTEND APPOINTMENTS

PATIENT'S WHO DO NOT ATTEND FOR BOOKED APPOINTMENTS WITHOUT LETTING US KNOW, PREVENT  OTHER PATIENT'S FROM TAKING AN APPOINTMENT WHICH THEY REALLY NEED. PLEASE CANCEL IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND - EVEN AT SHORT NOTICE WE CAN USE THE APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK  TO SHOW HOW MANY PATIENTS FAILED TO ATTEND LAST MONTH. THANK YOU.

COULD PATIENTS PLEASE ENSURE THAT THEY UPDATE THE SURGERY WITH CONTACT DETAILS. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT IF WE NEED TO CONTACT YOU URGENTLY.

THANK YOU

EXTENDED ACCESS

EXTENDED ACCESS

Extended Access is a service available to registered patients in Sunderland, run by local GPs ensuring everyone has easier and more convenient access to GP services, including appointments at evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

To access this service your health records currently held with your GP will be shared electronically with Extended Access health professionals. For further information on record sharing please contact the surgery.

Please click on the following link which gives an idea of the kind of information that should be used.

http://www.sunderlandgpalliance.co.uk/sunderland-extended-access-service-information/


Sunderland GP Extended Access Service Patient Information
If you need to see a GP in the evening, at weekends or on bank holidays, Sunderland’s GP Extended Access Service can help. Run by local GPs, the Extended Access Service is a convenient way to see a doctor at a time to suit your busy lifestyle. Get more information about the Sunderland GP Extended Access Service 

Convenient service

  • Five handy locations in the Sunderland area, including Houghton and Washington
  • Staff can check your GP practice’s records about your health if needed, unless you have opted out of record-sharing

 Making an appointment

  • To make an appointment, contact your GP practice.
  • If you can’t contact your practice, you can call NHS 111 where advisors will help you get the care you need.
    This could include making an Extended Access appointment if that is the best option for you.

 Appointments available:

Monday – Friday: 6pm – 8:30pm

Weekends: 9am – 5:30pm






 
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