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Please be advised we are currently moving our Repeat Prescription standard duration from 2 months to 1 months.  This is in line with national guidance and helps to reduce waste of medication.  We recently had returned from 1 patient over £8000 worth of stockpiled medication.

Bishopgate Medical Centre


logo.jpgReception Hours are 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday

 

Bishopgate Medical Centre is one of the largest practices in County Durham. It is a Personal Medical Services Pilot Site based in the town centre of Bishop Auckland.

We currently have in excess of 13,650 patients registered with 5 Partners in the practice.  We also have 5 salaried GPs -Dr Susan McDevitte, Dr Bejoy Madhavan, Dr Ross MacDonald,  Dr Jemma Carr & Dr Jenny O'Brien  We have 5 part time practice nurses and 3 part time nursing assistants.  We also employ 2 nurse practitioners who work alongside the doctors  - Charlotte Porteous and Karen Marshall.  This is an enthusiastic and highly motivated General Practice always seeking ways to improve services for patients within the very limited resources of the NHS.

Within the practice you will be able to access Practice Nurses, Physiotherapy, Counselling, Chiropody, Contraception Clinics, Heart Disease Clinics, Smoking Cessation, Weight Reduction, Asthma Clinic, Hypertension Clinic, Mental Health Clinic, Diabetic Clinic, Parent Support Group, Childhood Immunisations. There are also private consultations available for Chiropody.  We are also a Yellow Fever centre and the nurses have a wealth of knowledge on Travel Immunisations.

Parking is not easy in the town centre but Morrisons do allow patients to park free for 45 minutes - pick up a permit from reception when attending for your appointment.

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