Supporting Patients Following Events in Afghanistan

We are conscious that some patients registered at Wearside Medical Practice may be affected by current events in Afghanistan. Wearside Medical Practice is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners as one which specialises in the care of military veterans and their families. All the team have been trained in the care of military veterans and their families. If recent events have affected you and you wish to seek help, please come forward.

To Our Patients: Coronavirus Update:

Wearside Medical Practice informs you that all appointments are being telephone triaged by clinicians first. Only patients that have been requested to attend by a clinician should come into the practice for a face to face appointment until further notice.

All patients, who will be offered a face to face appointment, are required to wear their own mask or any face covering when attending. Please click here to watch two short videos.

If you need to contact us, order medication or have any queries, please call the practice on 0191-5689 510 for more information.

Clinically vulnerable people are being asked to stay at home by the government.

If you are worried about Coronavirus, then please use the NHS 111 online service for advice and help. If you cannot access the internet and need to speak with NHS Coronavirus testing service, dial 119 from any phone. Install NHS Test and Trace App on your telephone to help fight the virus.

For more information please visit the government website: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

As a practice we serve the Pallion area along with a number of the surrounding areas. We are a two partner practice with the support of a full primary care team. If you would like further details of our team please see our Staff Pages to get to know the members of our team. The Practice is adjacent to Sunderland Royal Hospital and is situated within a newly built health centre. The Health Centre is also occupied by an onsite Pharmacy, Treatment room and a walk in centre. Diabetic Screening, Podiatry and Seminar Rooms are also on site. There is dedicated car park exclusively for patients use. The car park works on a token system whereby you must obtain a token from the reception to exit the car park. The Health Centre is easily accessible by public transport. The Buses stop directly opposite the surgery on Hylton Road (Number: 10, 20 Pennywell, No 8, 9 South Hylton). Millfield metro station is the nearest train station for the practice which is only 10 minutes’ walk away. There are designated disability parking spaces in the car park. A Wheelchair is available at the Health Centre reception for people with difficulty in walking.
  • Lifts are situated on the ground floor for ease of access.
  • Surgery rooms are located on first floor, accessible by stairs and lifts.
  • There are toilet facilities for the disabled on both ground and first floor.
  • There are breastfeeding areas and baby changing rooms situated on both the ground floor and first floor.
  • The practice is able to provide a ‘quiet room’ should you need this whilst you wait for your appointment.
  • Should you need to speak to someone confidentially we are able to provide a quiet room for this conversation.

Wearside Practice Award

The Practice has received an award for achieving Silver Accreditation for Learning Disabilty Health Check Quality Framework.

Finalists General Practice Nursing
"Angels of the North" 2019

Both Linda and Kim, Practice Nurses at our Practice, were nominated for this year's Angels of the North Awards 2019. We are so proud to announce that both Nurses ended up as Finalists. Kim in the group of 'Rising Star Award' and Linda in the group of 'Angel of the North'.

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