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Flu Jabs have now arrived - please ask at reception to book in for an appointment - we also have walk in clinics every Monday in October.  They are free to all over 65s and those of any age with Diabetes, COPD, and many other conditions - if you are unsure if you are entitled to one please ask at reception and we can check for you.

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 4 Partners in the practice.  We also have 6 salaried GPs -Dr Susan McDevitte, Dr Bejoy Madhavan, Dr Ross MacDonald,  Dr Jemma Carr, Dr Mike Smith & 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 now free at Morrisons you do not need a permit any more.

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