Bishopgate Medical Centre
Reception Hours are 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday
no telephone access from 1pm -2pm
Bishopgate Medical Centre is one of the largest practices in County Durham.
We currently have in excess of 13,400 patients registered with 6 Partners in the practice. We also have 3 salaried GPs - Dr John Batty, Dr James Carlton & Dr Jenny O'Brien 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, Karen Marshall and Sonia Fendell. 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 however is limited to a maximum stay of 3 hours.
(Site updated 02/10/2017)