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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

 Welcome to Dr Young & Partners

Consett Medical Centre

The surgery will be closed on Thursday 19th May from ***12:00*** our normal closing time for staff training has changed from 1pm to 12:00

We will re-open on Friday 20th May at 8.30am If you need non urgent medical attention while the surgery is closed please call 111. For all medical emergencies dial 999.

Governing Body meeting

Members of the public are invited to observe the Governing Body at work on:

Wednesday 25 May 2016 – 9.30 am – 12.30 pm

The Castle View Lounge, Chester-le-Street Cricket Club, Durham, DH3 3PF

To ensure appropriate seating at the meeting, please register your attendance with Amanda Coates on 0191 3898592 or email:

Questions for the Governing Body should be submitted to Amanda Coates by Wednesday 18 May 2016.

Meeting agenda and papers will be available prior to the meeting online at:

Beat the queues and book appointments 24/7. No need to call the surgery. Book at your own convenience in the comfort of your own home.  

If you would like to register for this service click on one of the links below (repeat prescriptions & make an appointment) or pop in and ask at reception.

You will be required to bring in 2 forms of documentation to verify your identity, one of which must contain a photograph in order to ensure access is granted to patients that have a legitimate reason to access a record. 

WE Strongly RECOMMEND YOU READ THE PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET before the application form is submitted.

The site for booking appointments has been updated. If you are unable to log in please contact reception for assistance.

You can also order your repeat medication by coming in to the surgery or by contacting a pharmacy of your choice who can order your medication for you. Repeat medication can not be ordered over the phone.

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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


Local Doctors practices have reported incidents of patients receiving unsolicited calls requesting their bank details in order to purchase vitamins. The caller claims that they work for the NHS before stating that the patient requires vitamins that are to be paid for over the phone, resulting in charges of hundreds of pounds. Durham Constabulary advise that anyone who has been contacted in this way contact their bank as soon as possible to attempt to block the payment, and should report it to Action Fraud (the UK's national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre) on 0300 123 2040. To reduce the number of cold calls, register with the telephone preference service on 0345 070 0707 or


The surgery will be closed for staff training on 19th May at 12:00 and will re-open on Friday 20th May at 8.30am.

We will also be closed for Bank Holiday on 30th May

If you need non urgent medical attention while the surgery is closed please call 111. For all medical emergencies dial 999.

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