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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

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Welcome to Dr Young & Partners, Consett Medical Centre

This surgery website 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

The surgery will be closed on

Thursday 20th August for staff training and will re-open on Friday 21st August at 8.30am _______________________________________________________________________________________

Named Accountable GP

As part of our new contractual requirement for 2015-16, all patients registered with our practice are to be allocated a named Accountable GP.

What does "Accountable mean?" the new contract requires the named accountable GP to be responsible for the co-ordination of all appropriate services required under the contract and ensure they are delivered to each of those pateints where required, on the patients behalf. However, this does not mean that they will be the only GP who will provide care to that patient.

Can patients choose their own accountable GP? In the first instance, pateints will simply be allocated a named GP. If a patient requests a particular GP, reasonable effort will be made to accomodate their preference.

Do patients have to see their named GP when they book an appointment? No. Patients can and should feel free to see any GP in the practice in line with current arrangements.

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If you would like information regarding the Silver link service please click the link below. The telephone lines are open Monday - Friday 9-5 and is a freephone number.

Silver Talk Publicity.pdf

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We are unable to offer the yellow fever vaccination at present. If you would like information on clinics who offer this service please contact the surgery

 

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 Register for online ordering of prescriptions

If you would like to register for our online ordering system please first register your email address. Go to the 'contact details' page, scroll down and click on the 'send us your comments and suggestions' link. Send us your email address so we can register it. You will received your username and password via email. Please allow 48 hours for this to be sent, over the Christmas/Easter/Bank Holiday periods this may be longer. If your request is urgent please call the surgery to register with us.

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If you would like to leave feed back about the surgery and your experience please complete our quick Friends and Family test via the following link:

 Friends and Family Test

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For information regarding the Patient Transport Service please click on the link below

http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/1079.aspx?CategoryID=68&SubCategoryID=154

 

 

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