Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
Bearpark SurgeryTel: 0191 373 2077
Gilesgate Medical CentreTel: 0191 386 4242
Framwellgate Moor Tel: 0191 386 6044
If you require medical advice about a serious problem that will not wait until normal surgery hours please ring 111.
A receptionist will ask you for details of your problems and take your telephone number. Either one of the doctors in our Practice, or another fully qualified local GP will ring you back as soon as possible.Patients are advised that, when calling the ‘Urgent Care Centre’ your telephone call may be recorded.If you require assistance with any other problem, please telephone the Surgery during normal working hours. Alternatively, you might choose to ring 111 for confidential skilled professional telephone assistance.
The Accident and Emergency Department at University Hospital of North Durham is open at all times. Please use for accidents and emergencies only. There is a Casualty Department dedicated to Emergency ENT problems at Sunderland District Hospital, and a specialised Emergency Eye Department at Sunderland Eye Infirmary.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
The practice will be closed from 12 noon on the following dates:
If you need urgent medical attention during this time please contact NHS 111.
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