Both Ferryhill & Chilton surgery will closed for staff training from 12:30pm on Thursday 26th September 2019.


Ferryhill will be open as normal from 8:15am on Thursday 27th June 2019 and Chilton from 8:30am Friday 27th September 2019.


Requesting your prescription

When you are ordering your repeat prescription please be aware that the practice requires 2 full working days before it is available to collect; if there is a query with your prescription it can take and extra working day.


Please be aware that the local pharmacies require at least one more working day to prepare your medication.


From 01st February 2018 any urgent requests will be assessed and the practice will only issue urgent repeats for medication or conditions the GPs class as urgent. All other requests will be processed as a routine prescription.


Please request your medication a week before you will run out to allow sufficent time in case of problems.


From 1st April 2017 there will be changes in urgent care services across County Durham.


NHS 111 will be able to direct you to the service most appropiate to your needs for urgent care.


As part of these changes, this practice will no longer be open on a Saturday morning after the 25th of March.


Please ring the practice during normal hours if you feel you need to be seen, contact 111 at any time, or 999 if it is an emergency.


Free flu vaccinations are available for eligible patients. Click here to read more.

Carers - Are you a carer? Click to read our new information.

Durham Dales, Easington & Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning Group GP Weekend Opening - click for information.

Our report if now available in our Patient Reference Group Area. (Posted 31st March 2014)



The chilton surgery is now open on a Tuesday afternoon 2.45pm-5.30pm


The Ferryhill practice is open for extended hours each monday (excluding bank holidays)