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Framwellgate Moor Surgery Re-opening Monday the 19th of February 2018

The second phase of our Framwellgate Moor refurbishment is on schedule for completion and we are reopening on Monday 19th February as planned.

 

There have been significant improvements since we closed six weeks ago including; automatic doors, patient self check in and patient call systems, new consulting rooms, waiting and reception areas.

 

However there are some final improvements to undertake in the next and final phase of the building work. Our remaining clinical rooms need to undergo refurbishment to bring them to the same standard as the new rooms. This means that our construction team will still be on site until the end of March.

 

We anticipate some disruptions to the day to day working at the practice during this time but are confident that they will be kept to a minimum.

 

Thank you for your on going support.

To view the plans please click here

To view the letter that has been sent to all Framwellgate Moor households and "frequently asked questions sheet" please click here

To view the Arriva and Go North East timetables for travel to our Gilesgate and Bearpark surgeries please click here Please note that these timetable are subject to change by the bus companies and we would recommend you check with them before travelling.

Free transport to our Bearpark and Gilesgate surgeries is also available by minibus with StanleyTravel from the bus stop outside of Framwellgate Moor Medical Centre's main entrance. To view the timetable please please click here

New Opening Times

From Monday the 19th of February 2018 all our sites will open at 8.30am.  Full details of our opening times can be found under the "Opening Times" tab. 

Extended hours - evenings and weekends

GPs in central Durham are working together to offer extra GP appointments from 6.30pm to 9pm on weekday evenings as well as Saturday 8am to 6pm and Sunday 8am to 1pm.  This service is based at Meadowfield Surgery and is only accessible by appointment.  Either call your surgery or 111 to book an evening or weekend appointment.  GP extended hours - to book an appointment 

The Herbert Protocol - Safe and Found

Do you care for, or are you the family of an elderly or vulnerable adult who is at risk of going missing?  The Herbert Protocol is a scheme which will see family, friends and care providers working together.  Sign up and work directly with the police and their partners to ensure their safety. Read More

CQC Report

We have been inspected by CQC and the report of their findings can be found here.

Improving Communications - TEXT MESSAGING

We are hoping that we can encourage as many patients as possible to provide us with a mobile contact number so that we can extend the range of ways that we can communicate with you.
Initially we are using the service to send out appointment reminders in a bid to reduce the level of patients who fail to attend an appointment and do not ring us to cancel.

Dementia Advisor Service

We can all play a part in enabling people with dementia to live well wherever they are.  How to become dementia friendly - quick tips

Dementia Support Team Newsletter August 2017

Dementia Advisor Service - for advice, support, signposting

Carers

Caring Matters Newsletter February 2017

Join our Patient Forum in person or online!

We are seeking new members for our patient forum to attend meeting or as part of a "virtual" group who will be able to offer views and suggestions via email on a regular basis. Read more

for you by you

Details of the Charity for Civil Servants, highlighted by one of our patient forum members. Click HERE.

Well Being For Life

A free service in County Durham.

From gentle exercise to practical cooking, to crafty confidence sessions or supporting your local community -there’s lots on offer, and we can support new groups if you can’t find something to suit you!

Find out more here Well being for life 1  Well being for life 2

Citizens Advice Healthier and Wealthier Team

Stressed or struggling?  One free call could change your life...... Read more..

 

 

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