This website uses cookies to function correctly.
You may delete cookies at any time but doing so may result in some parts of the site not working correctly.
 

Noticeboard

Please be aware that from May 1st the time to ring and order your prescription has changed to between 2.00 - 4.00 pm.

Wolsingham Branch Surgery

The surgery at Wolsingham will be temporarily closed from lunchtime on June 19th and is expected to reopen on Monday 25th June. The closure is to enable essential maintenance work to be carried out which cannot be done when the surgery is operational. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Our Stanhope and St John's Chapel branches remain open as normal during this week. 

Prescription Ordering Times

Nurses

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Helen Crowther (f) – Nurse Manager (Part of the Management Team)

Helen has been at The Weardale Practice for over 10 years and is the Nurse Manager; she leads a successful team of nurses and Health Care Assistants to provide a high standard of care to our patients. Helen also specialises in contraception, Woman’s Health, Health Promotion, wound care and chronic disease management.

Treatment Room Nurses

Mrs Susan Groves (f)

Susan has recently joined the practice in April 2018, she has previous experience as a HCA in general practice before completing her Nursing Qualification. Susan is also working to complete her Diabetes Specialist training, 


Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Christine Brown (f) – Health Care Assistant

Chris works across all 3 Weardale sites and provides a high standard of care to all patients attending for blood tests, ECG (heart monitoring tests) and health checks.

Diana Bell (f) – Health Care Assistant

Di works across all 3 Weardale sites but mainly based at Stanhope Health Centre. Di provides a high standard of care to all patients attending for blood tests, ECG (heart monitoring tests) and health checks.

Karen Nicholson (f) – Health Care Assistant

Karen Works mainly at Stanhope Health Centre providing a high standard of care to all patients attending for blood tests, ECG (heart monitoring tests) and health checks.

 
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website