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Please note that From 1st April 2017 we are no longer open on Saturday Mornings.

Dr Bowron is retiring in December 2017

Please do not book appointments with the GPs for support letters for ESA appeals - the best contact for this is the Welfare Rights Service on 03000 268968 open 9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Bishopgate Medical Centre

logo.jpgReception 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 4 salaried GPs -Dr Susan McDevitte, 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 09/08/2017)
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