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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


Useful Contacts


Boots Peterlee0191 5862640
Dixons Peterlee0191 5862180
Ferrys Easington0191 5270412
Meikle Blackhall0191 5864225
Allicance Pharmacy Horden0191 5863940
Blackhall0191 5864225
Whitfields Horden0191 5864129
Blackhall0191 5872088


Although there is no provision locally at present, it is part of future developments and details will be confirmed once the service is available.


Freeman Road (Newcastle)0191 2843111 
Gateshead Queen Elizabeth0191 4820000
James Cook Univ. Hospital01642 850850
Middlesbrough01642 850850
Newcastle General0191 2738811
Newcastle RVI0191 2325131
Ryhope General0191 5210561
Sunderland Eye Infirmary0191 5283616
Sunderland Royal0191 5656256
Univ. Hosp. of Hartlepool01429 266654
Univ. Hosp. of Nth Durham0191 3332333
Univ. Hosp. of North Tees01429 617617
Washington Private Hospital0191 4151272
X-Ray (Peterlee)0191 5863474


Caroline Street, Hartlepool01429 267901
Peterlee0191 2273


Travel Response0191 3835383
Bereavement support group (chester-le-street)0191 3861170
Compassionate friends0191 3843519
County Durham and Tees Valley
Strategic Health Authority
0191 3333232
CRUSE – Bereavement Care0191 3842313
Drug and Alcohol Abuse0191 5108933
Easington Substance Misuse Initiative0191 5872194
MIND (Chester-le-Street)0191 3883411
Miscarriage Association01924 200799
Police0191 5862621
Rapid Response0191 5273032
Samaritans0191 3842727
Social Security0191 5863344
Social Services0191 5186000
Emergency Social Services
5.00pm – 8.30am Friday 4.30pm – Monday 8.30am
01325 375724
Sunderland Community Health Council01429 263589

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