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Sacriston SurgeryFront StreetSacristonCounty Durham, DH7 6JWTel: 01913 710232
We are now offering flu vaccinations to patients aged 50 to 64 years old - please telephone surgery to book
Fiona has been with the practice since 1990. She offers a full range of general practice care and her special interest is contraception and women’s health.
Alison has been with the practice since 2003. She has an interest in respiratory disease, teaching medical students and minor surgery.
Hayden joined as a partner in February 2007.
Andrew joined the Practice 1st July 2013, and has taken over some of the responsibilities for training the Registrar’s.
Jonathan joined at the beginning of August 2014.
MBBS 2008 and MRCGP (2014)
Our GP Registrars are pursuing a career in General Practice. The Registrars change every 6 months.
They spend 4 months in general practice after 12-18 months of hospital practice.
Diane joined the practice in 2007 and sees patients with minor injuries, minor illnesses, administers various injections, coil checks. She has a specialist interest in Diabetes and Heart Disease.
Community Nurse for the Frail and Elderly
Patricia joined the team at the beginning of September 2015. She will be seeing patients who are unable to attend the surgery to discuss their own individual care plans.
Jillian joined us in 2004 and is able to see patients with minor injuries, minor illnesses, administer various injections, coil checks and provide General Nursing Services. She has a specialist interest in Asthma, COPD and Diabetes.
Our highly qualified nurses deal with a range of conditions and health concerns. They examine patients, make a diagnosis and plan care, including prescribing certain products. They undertake a wide range of procedures including:
They are particularly concerned with preventing disease and promoting good health.
There are nurse-led clinics providing information and monitoring for those with:
They are experts in many areas of disease management such as Diabetes and Asthma.
Beryl is an important member of the Nursing Team who works under the supervision of a Qualified Nurse. She can take blood, check blood pressure, test urine and give flu and pneumococcal vaccinations. She also runs our Smoking Cessation and Cryotherapy (for the treatment of warts and verrucaes) Clinics.
After many years working with the Blood Transfusion Service, has joined our team as Phlebotomist . You will see Lynda if you require any blood to be taken. She has now trained to do ear syringing and ECG’s
Martin is responsible for the overall management and operation of the Practice and, from a patient perspective, oversees issues relating to staff and the building. If the Assistant Manager (Katy) is not available, Martin is also available to discuss suggestions or receive complaints.
Katy is responsible for day-to-day running of the Practice and will be able to help with any administrative and non-medical matters. Katy is also available to discuss suggestions or receive complaints.
Our Team Leaders will be able to help you with any administrative problems you may have with the way our practice is run.
Our Team of Receptionists are here to help you. They answer the phone, deal with enquiries and take repeat prescriptions. Their job is very demanding so please be patient. When telephoning for medical attention the Receptionist may ask you for a few details; all our reception staff are fully trained and ask for these details in order that we can help you in the most appropriate way.
All medical information, which is held on your behalf, is governed by the Data Protection Act and staff are vigilant in ensuring that only essential information is made known to other practice staff.
Receptionists are the engine house of the surgery, doing a wide range of administrative jobs, answering telephone calls and greeting patients at the counter. At times there may be slight delays so please be patient until they can attend to you.
Amongst other duties, Karen does all your hospital referrals.