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Chastleton Medical Group, Newton Drive, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5BHTel: 0191 3846171
Chastleton Mission Statement At Chastleton, our mission is to provide the highest possible standard of care to all of our patients.
Out of Hours If you require urgent attention or advice, telephone 111. If possible, have a pen and paper handy.
Test Results Please could you telephone the surgery for your results on 0191 3846171 between 2pm and 4pm Monday to Friday.
Named Accountable GP All patients now have a named accountable GP who is responsible for patients overall care at the practice. If you wish to know who your named accountable GP is, please ask at reception. Please note that although all patients have been allocated a named accountable GP, patients are able to see any GP they like and are not restricted to the GP they have been allocated.
We Teach Medical Students We are a teaching practice for Sunderland University medical students and are proud to be involved in training tomorrow's doctors. As a result, students may lead or observe your appointment. If you would rather not see medical students, please inform reception. Your care will in no way be affected by this.
MB BS University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
BSc (Hons), MBChB (Manchester), MRCGP
MBBS MD MRCGP
Sue Shine is responsible for triaging and consulting with patients who wish to be seen by a healthcare professional: diagnosing and treating patients presenting with minor illness or injury, seeing and advising people in respect of their continuing medical and nursing needs.
Working within the Chastleton practice boundary, Clare Edwards delivers and coordinates care within the community to a patient cohort who present multiple and complex health needs, striving to care for them in their homes where appropriate.
The practice nurses help with dressings, removal of sutures, ear syringing, minor injuries, injections, family planning (not including coil fitting and implants), cervical smears, health advice (including limited travel advice) and preventative medicine. All our practice nurses have had specialist training and are available to advise on most aspects of health care, including chronic disease management.
The Phlebotomist takes blood tests requested by the GP's.
Deputy Practice Manager
The Practice Management team are responsible for the overall smooth running and organisation of the practice and would welcome any constructive comments from patients.
Our medical secretaries deal with all practice administration work including hospital referrals. If you find you need to cancel/rearrange a hospital appointment please contact the hospital, not the practice secretaries.
Two health visitors are attached to the practice. They can be contacted by telephoning 03000 261115.
Physiotherapy Initial referral to the physiotherapy department is via a doctor. Where treatment is likely to be relatively long term the physiotherapy will refer patients to The University Hospital of North Durham Physiotherapy Department.