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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

 

out of hours

What to do when the GP practice is closed:

- If it’s a life-threatening emergency call 999

- If you need medical help fast but it’s not an emergency call 111

GP Practice phonelines are open from 8am to 6pm.
During normal practice opening hours, the practice remains your first point of contact for all routine requests.

NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life-threatening emergency.

· Calls to 111 are FREE from landlines and mobiles

· NHS 111 is available 24/7, every day of the year

 

When to call 111

You should call 111 when:

· You think you need to go to A&E or to another NHS urgent care service

· Your GP surgery is closed and you need healthcare advice

· You don’t know who to call for medical help.

 

When to call 999

Call 999 for life threatening emergencies such as:

· Major accident or trauma

· Severe breathlessness

· Severe bleeding

· Loss of consciousness

· Severe chest pain.

 

 
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