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The Discovery Practice, The Health Centre, 20 Cleveland Square, Middlesbrough, TS1 2NXTel: 01642 245069
Please see information on the Home page about appointments for the Coronavirus Vaccination.
Please see attached for details of Covid-19 How to get tested
If you think you have coronavirus or you have a New Continuous cough OR fever OR loss of/change of smell or taste or you have in the last 14 days been to a country or area with a high risk or coronavirus go to (www.nhs.uk for a details of high risk countries) or you have been in an airport or close contact with someone who has a confirmed case of coronavirus.
DO NOT GO TO THE GP SURGERY/HOSPITAL OR COMMUNITY PHARMACY., STAY INDOORS AND AVOID CLOSE CONTACT WITH OTHER PEOPLE.
From January 2019 repeat prescription requests will no longer be accepted via telephone and require 72 hours to process. For details of How To Order please visit the prescriptions section on the website.
SELF CARE FORUM - www.selfcareforum.org This site offers helpful advice and leaflet which are downloadable. We believe in empowering our patients to have confidence in managing their conditions. It will also provide helpful advice through the winter months.
OUT OF HOURS: If you need to see or speak to a GP on Bank Holidays, weekends or between 6pm and 8am Monday to Friday please ring NHS 111. To learn more about our local extended hours GP services please visit http://www.southteesaccessresponse.nhs.uk/
The practice temporarily closes on Thursdays between 12pm & 2.00pm to facilitate staff training and education. If during this period you need to speak to a Doctor URGENTLY please call 07436803445. This number is only available on Thursdays during this period. PLEASE NOTE THE PRACTICE CLOSED ON UK BANK HOLIDAYS
PATIENT ONLINE You can now access a summary of your medical record, order repeat prescriptions and book call back appointments via our online services. To apply for access and a password please contact our reception team who will explain the simple process.
ALLOCATION OF NAMED GP FOR ALL PATIENTS Please see under the Practice Policies section for further details.
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Our Advanced Nurse Practitioner is educated to master level and has advanced physical assessment and disease management skills. Claire provides general medical care to patients managing acute and chronic illness of patients, conducting physical examinations, diagnosing and treating from childhood to adulthood.
(RGN) is our specialist Diabetic Nurse; she will be able to offer you guidance and advice in controlling your Diabetes.
Working in close liaison with the doctors the nurses are available for immunisations, smoking advice, cervical smears, they will be able to offer health promotion advice on diet, exercise, healthy living, family planning etc.
Appointments for nurses can be made in advance via reception or by telephoning 245069.
The Healthcare Assistants are trained phlebotomists which enables them to assist our Nurse with routine blood tests. They are also trained to check blood pressures; Perform ECGs and will check height and weight.
The Practice Manager is here to help you with any administrative problems, queries, suggestions or complaints.
Our reception staff will try and help you with your queries, repeat prescriptions and appointments as efficiently as possible. They are trained to do a difficult and demanding job. Please help them to help you.
Our midwife provides care for all of our expectant mums during their pregnancy and in the first 10 days of the baby's life.
We have a team of district nurses attached to our practice who provide nursing care to the housebound, chronically or terminally ill.
Our Practice Nurses - Our health visitors predominantly work with families who have children under 5, offering advice and support.
Access to our counsellor is via a doctors referral.