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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 Medical Centreclock2 (Horden Site)


 Opening Times

7.00 - 18.00

Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00

We no longer offer Saturday appointments - ring 111 for advice or 999 incase of an emergency




Centre telephone availability Mon – Fri 8.00 am – 6.00 pm 

Bank Holiday Opening Times

The GP Practice is closed on Bank Holidays (including Chrismas Day, Boxing Day, etc)



All other times normal opening hours

Please ensure you have sufficient medication at home to cover over the Bank Holidays as the surgery will be closed



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