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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 - 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 13,390 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 Practice Nurses, 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.

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 no longer need a parking permit but parking is limited to a maximum stay of 3 hours.

(Site updated 15/02/2019)
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