West Rainton Surgery
CQC overall rating
7 January 2016
Welcome to West Rainton Surgery.
We are a friendly practice in West Rainton offering a wide range of medical services to patients in our area.
Practice Dispensary Closure.
Please note as of 1st May 2019 the practice will no longer be a dispensing practice, if you are a dispensing patient you should have received a letter to inform you of this.
This means that from this date all prescriptions issued will either need to be collected by yourself or a carer / family member, or alternatively these can be sent to a nominated pharmacy or your choice.
The practice will not be able to dispense any medication over the counter.
Below we have listed some local pharmacies:
M Whitfield Gilesgate DH1 2LG
R Whitfield Easington Lane DH5 0JR
G Whitfield Hetton Le Hole DH5 9PE
G Whitfield Houghton Le Spring DH5 9EQ
Chilton Moor pharmacy DH4 6LP
Hopes Houghton Le Spring DH4 4AR
Sherburn Village pharmacy DH6 1DS
Leaks Belmont DH1 1AR
Clarks Belmont DH1 2AA
The Storehouse Pharmacy West Rainton DH46SQ
Boots Chester Le Street DH3 3YQ
Please contact your chosen pharmacy directly if you require information regarding a collection and delivery service.
A dedicated phone line on the usual practice telephone number will be available from 1st May 2019 to request prescriptions.
This decision has been discussed in detail with our partners, dispensary staff and our Patient participation group, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the dispensary staff and all dispensing patients for their loyalty and support over the years.
FROM 1ST MAY 2019 PATIENTS CAN REQUEST THEIR REPEAT PRESCRIPTION BY CALLING THE PRESCRIPTION LINE ON TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS BETWEEN 10 AND 12PM.
Practice Training Days
On training days the practice will close on the afternoon and you will be unable to collect prescriptions or to have an appointment as there will be no doctors on the premises.
Training days are scheduled for:
Thursday 11th April 2019
Thursday 16th May 2019
Thursday 20th June 2019
Thursday 18th July 2019
Thursday15th August 2019
Thursday 19th September 2019
Extended Access Service
FOR PATIENTS WHO FIND IT DIFFICULT TO ATTEND DURING REGULAR HOURS:
We offer evening, Saturday & Sunday appointments which are pre-bookable (Monday – Friday). This may be at another surgery, when offered the appointment please make sure you know where the location is.
Please contact our reception team on 0191 5843809 for more information and to make an appointment.
Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more
Like To Register?
New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more
We run a number of special clinics and services. Find out more.
(Site updated 29/04/2019)