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Bishopgate Medical Centre


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

No telephone access  from 1pm -2pm

From 9th April 2018 - we will only accept telephone prescription requests from 9am - 12pm 

You can order online 24/7 please ask to register for this service.

Bishopgate Medical Centre is one of the largest practices in County Durham.


We currently have in excess of 13,310 patients registered with 5 Partners in the practice.  We also have 3 salaried GPs -  Dr James Carlton, Dr Jenny O'Brien and Dr Emma Donohue.  Dr Donohue joined the practice on February 11th 2019, she has previously worked in Manchester but is originally from County Durham and recently moved back to the area and will be a welcomed asset to our team.  We have 5 part time practice nurses and 3 part time nursing assistants.  We also employ 3 nurse practitioners who work alongside the doctors  - Charlotte Porteous, Sonia Fendell & 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 GPs, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Chronic Disease Nurses, Practice Nurses, Health Care Assistants, Chiropody Clinic, Midwife Clinic, Heart Disease Clinic, Smoking Cessation, Asthma Clinic, Hypertension Clinic, Diabetic Clinic, Parent Support Group, Childhood Immunisation Clinic.

Parking is free at Morrisons, you no longer need a parking permit but parking is limited to a maximum stay of 3 hours.

(Site updated 21/06/2019)
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