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Coronavirusupdate

 

If you have travelled from China or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus in the last two weeks, you may be at risk of Coronavirus. Please do NOT leave the house.

Instead, ring 111 if:

  • You have been in China in the last 14 days and develop cough, fever or shortness of breath; or
  • You have been in Wuhan or Hubei Province in the last 14 days or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus, even if you feel well

This website is aimed at providing you with the important information about our practice, our services and our staff in addition to some other useful information and tools available for you to use.

Following the new general data protection regulations (GDPR) the practice now has a named Data Protection Officer.

Mr James Carroll
Sunderland General Practice Data Protection Officer
Contact email DPO.SUNCCG@NHS.NET

Changed your address or contact details?

It is vitally important that you inform the practice of any change of address or contact details.  The details we hold on record are the only way we have to contact. If you have moved or changed telephone number and not informed us this could lead to a delay in your medical treatment.

Appointments

Appointments can be made for all surgeries and clinics either by telephone 0191 521 2282 or, if you have access to the internet, you may find it quicker and easier to make your own appointments via the on-line booking system; this is available to you 24 hours per day. You can access these services by clicking on the Appointments or Repeat Prescriptions buttons on this page.

To access the online service you need to call in to our reception to register. You will be issued with a password which will allow you to book, cancel and print your appointment via the following link: https://patient.emisaccess.co.uk or the before mentioned buttons on our website. WE REQUIRE TWO FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION PRIOR TO ACCESS BEING GRANTED.

You can also make appointments by calling in to the surgery and visiting the reception desk. Please try to book routine appointments a few days in advance. A receptionist will be available from 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday.

Services & Clinics

Services and Clinics

We have a number of services and clinics available at our practice.

Practice leaflet 2018

In order to attend an appointment only clinic or surgery, please ring the reception or follow any details provided with the clinic information.

NURSES / HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT CLINICS

All patients are invited every three years for update/well person checks or NHS health Checks which are free for adults aged 40-74 years of age helping patients prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes or kidney disease.

SPECIALIST CLINICS

Smoking Cessation, New patient health checks, Hypertension reviews, blood pressure, ear syringing, simple dressings and blood tests are available by appointment with our Healthcare Assistant

Appointments with the Practice Nurse are available for Baby Vaccinations, Smears, Contraceptive Pill Checks, Chronic disease management clinics for patients with Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Stroke/TIA, CHD/IHD, flu and Epilepsy.

All patients with any of the conditions listed above will be contacted by the practice should you not regularly attend the surgery for check ups as this is a requirement to manage your condition and maintain effective treatment.

CERVICAL SMEARS

This will be done by our Practice Nurse and should be done every 3 years as a routine check for 25-49 year olds and 5 yearly for 50-64 year olds. Cervical screening is not a test for cancer. It is a method of preventing cancer by detecting and treating early abnormalities which, if left untreated, could lead to cancer.

Surgery News

General Practice Nursing Awards 2020

General Practice Nursing  Conference and Awards held at the Ramside Hotel on Tuesday 11th February 2020. Angel of the North Award Winner Sheena Philips Nurse Practitioner In the category of Digital Innovation

Cervical Screening

Supporting Women to Take Up Cervical Screening The Village Surgery want to support more women to come for cervical screening.  The number of women being screened has fallen and we want to change this as cervical screening saves lives! Who is Eligible? Women between the ages of 25 and 64 across the UK.  Women aged …

Cervical Screening

Supporting Women to Take Up Cervical Screening The Village Surgery want to support more women to come for cervical screening.  The number of women being screened has fallen and we want to change this as cervical screening saves lives! Who is Eligible? Women between the ages of 25 and 64 across the UK.  Women aged …

How To Find Us

Our Address

Village Surgery,
Silksworth Health Centre,
Silksworth Terrace,
Silksworth,
Sunderland,
SR3 2AN (Location Map)
0191 521 2282

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