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New patients welcome - you can choose between; (this is not for online services registration)

  • Registering online (click here)   To register with Shinwell Medical Group Practice
  • Printing off Registration Form and completing by hand
  • Once you have returned your registration form, you will be giving an appointment with a HCA (Health Care Assistant) for a new patient medical (MEDICAL MUST BE ATTENDED OR YOU WILL NOT BE REGISTERED)


Continuity and Personalisation of Care

You should be able to see a regular GP of the practice, as we do not routinely employ locum GPs.

Shinwell cares for people in Peterlee and Horden and surrounding villages  in East Durham, in the North East of England


Shinwell has been Inspected and Rated as Outstanding by CQC 2017

Dr Chandy (now retired) set the Vision for this practice in 1970

'Putting patients first'

We have continued this philosophy and the key features of this practice are:

  • Choice of surgeries, Horden or Peterlee - You choose
  • Some pre-bookable early morning (7am-8am), late evening (6pm-8pm) appointments are available.
  • Female GP for well woman and sexual health appointments
  • Helpful Reception staff
  • Well established Nursing team with specialist training in many long term conditions

 Thank you for visiting our site.

Drs Oliver Barnsley, Dr Gordon Dougal, Dr Mala Kalia


This practice is a member of:

Durham Dales Easington Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning Group

South Durham Health - a GP-led organisation to bring hospital and specialist services into Easington and Sedgefield. Because we don't have hospitals nearby, we're working hard with our neighbouring practices to bring hospital care closer to you.

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Did you know that you can now see a GP on Saturday mornings at Peterlee Health Centre.

  • These appointments can be booked in advance.
  • If you need an urgent appointment on the day please ring 111.
  • We have a shared arrangement with several different GP practices.

GP Earnings available on request 

 Care Quality Commission (CQC)

The Practice is regulated by CQC. What do they do -  We monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find, including performance ratings to help people choose care

Find out more:

top left of this page - Basic information about the practice

right of this page - Further information about areas we specialise in


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