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Out of Hours and Emergencies

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

In case of a life threatening emergency, please dial 999

Contact your doctors to get advice for your problem now

Latest News

Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

Dont Call Us – We will call you Following Extensive Trials, the first safe and effective COVID-19 Vaccine has been […]

Bereavement During Covid-19 Lockdown

Many people find grief a lonely and isolating experience anyway, but living in isolation and being socially distant from others, […]


GP surgeries are aware of the problems obtaining Covid-19 tests, however this is nothing we have any control over and sadly […]

Attending to Appointments

PLEASE NOTE:  AS FROM MONDAY 15TH JUNE 2020: If you are asked to attend the practice by your Doctor or […]


As per government guidance we have moved to a telephone triage service from Monday (16th March). You may find it […]

Repeat Prescription Telephone Line

Please note that as of  3rd February  2020, we will no longer accept repeat prescription requests via our telephone lines. This […]

E-learning for SystmOnline Users

NECS have produced a number of e-learning videos to support patients when using GP Online Services. Please click on SystmOnline […]

New Stop Smoking Service

The new Darlington Stop Smoking Service launches 1st April 2017. Free phone number: 0800 8021850 Website: http://darlingtonstopsmokinghub.org.uk/ 

Physio Self Referral

If you are suffering from muscle, joint, neck, back or shoulder pain, you can  now contact the physio Team directly […]

Great North Care Record

This is to let you know about a change to the way we share information from your medical records within […]

Online services allow you to:

  • book, check or cancel appointments with a GP, nurse or other healthcare professional 
  • order repeat prescriptions
  • see parts of your health record, including information about medicines, vaccinations and test results
  • see communications between your GP surgery and other services, such as hospitals

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