Patient Participation AGM - Wednesday 3rd February 10.30am till 11.30am via Zoom. If you would like to join us please get in touch with Gillian at the surgery 01207520877. PPG Minutes 2.12.2020 PPG Agenda AGM 3.2.20

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When you have been asked to attend the surgery: Please come alone or with one carer or parent, where ever possible provide your own face covering, attend your appointment on time not before and do not attend if you have any new COVID symptoms.

Services to Support You or a Family Member

Support for Carers in County Durham - Contact 03000051213

Self Referral for support around your Mental Health Adults - Talking Changes

Self Referral for Support around anxiety and Mental Health for Children and Young Adults - Kooth

If you are self isolating Lanchester Partnership Support can offer to pick up shopping or prescriptions or just have a chat - Please ring 07925130310. This has an answer phone facility.


Nurse Practitioners

Fay joined the practice in December 2019. Fay is a registered nurses who have received additional training to access, diagnose and treat a wide range of common ailments.  She has Face to Face appointments Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm.

Mrs Fay Lumley (f)


Rebecca Davison-Shaw

Rebecca joined the practice in November 2019. She is a first line team lead Paramedic and she will be proactively visiting patient who are housebound with multiple health issues. She will be working closely with the clinical team to improve patient care.


Mrs Gemma O'Keefe (f)

Gemma joined the practice in November 2020. Gemma carries out a wide variety of nursing procedures by appointment only. They include childhood immunization, foreign travel follow ups, ear syringing, removal of stitches, cervical smear, smoking cessation, spirometry, copd, asthma and contraception.

Nurse Elaine Armstrong (f)

image3Elaine joined the practice in June 2019.  Elaine carries out a wide variety of nursing procedures by appointment only. They include Diabetes management, COPD and Asthma management, childhood immunization, foreign travel follow ups, removal of stitches, cervical smear and contraception.

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Jennie Griffin (f)

jgriffinJennie's role is to take blood, blood pressures, ECGs, ear care, wound care, NHS Health Checks, C-Card. Jennie joined the practice in November 2018 has served in the Military and is our Military Veterans Lead


Mrs Karen Hadley (f)

Karen has been part of out reception team and has now completed her training as a Phlebotomist.

Karen can take bloods and is C-Card registered.


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