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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


Change of Personal Details

If you move address or change telephone number, please inform the receptionist, you will be given a change of address form to complete. 

If you change your mobile telephone number, please inform reception or telephone the practice with your new mobile telephone number.  

We would like to inform you that we send SMS (text messages) reminders of your appointment times and checkups and we can send you information via email.

If you do not have a landline, please give the telephone number of a close relative, neighbour or friend.

We want to look after your health, and your family's health,  It is vital that we have the correct address and telephone number on your medical records, so that we can contact you.

You can update your details by calling into reception.  

You can now access some medical information, book appointments or order your prescriptions online.

Please call in at reception to obtain a log-in and password with one form of photographic identification.

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