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Did You Know…?

As well as visiting the Practice or calling us, you can access many services online. You can update your details, order a repeat prescription or book, change or cancel an appointment.

Registering for online services is simple, just visit any Practice location with some photo ID.

You can also consult with your GP online 7 days a week, 24 hours per day using our eConsult service.

The NHS Friends and Family Test

Used all across the NHS, the Friends and Family Test was designed to help providers and commissioners understand whether their patients are happy with the service provided, or where improvements are needed. It is a quick and anonymous way to give your views after receiving care or treatment across the NHS.

In 2018, more than 1,200 patients completed Friends and Family forms. Over 91% would recommend the Weardale PracticeP

Friends and Family Test forms are available in all Practice locations. All feedback is greatly appreciated and considered.

The Quality Care Commission (CQC)

The CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. They regularly monitor and inspect health services to make sure fundamental standards of quality and safety are met. All their findings and performance ratings are published to allow people to make the most informed choices about their healthcare.

In the most recent CQC report, published in April 2017, the Weardale Practice was given an overall rating of Good.

The full report including patient feedback, areas of outstanding general Practice and areas for improvement, can be read on the CQC website here.