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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
Dates for your diary...
The surgery will be closed on Thursday 20th August for staff training and will re-open on Friday 21st August at 8.30am
Don't forget Bank Holiday Monday on the 31st August. The surgery will be closed on this day and will re-open on Tuesday 1st September at 8.30am.
If you need non-urgent medical attention while the surgery is closed please call 111. For all medical emergencies call 999.
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.
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
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
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.
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:
For information regarding the Patient Transport Service please click on the link below