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Welcome to East Durham Medical Group

NHS England and DDES CCG have approved the merger of The Carodoc Practice and Shinwell Medical Group to form “East Durham Medical Group” with effect from
October 1st, 2018

Patients have access to services at all our 3 sites - Wingate,Peterlee and Horden as usual

You can contact the practice on our existing telephone numbers



East Durham Medical Group and Phoenix Medical Group are considering a proposed merger from 1st April,2019.We greatly value your feedback . Please join us on any of the following dates/times/Venues to share your thoughts with us. Alternatively, please email the practice with any feedback on or


Seaview Health Centre 1st Floor Board room

21st January



Health Centre 1st Floor board room

16 January



Ground Floor waiting room

23 January


Wheatley Hill

Ground Floor Waiting room

30 January



Ground Floor

Waiting room

6th February



Kelloe Primary school

11th February


Under the proposed merger patients will have access to all 6 sites -Wingate,Peterlee,Horden,Wheatley Hill,Thornley and Kelloe from the 15th of April,2019.

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.


With the recent closing of the walk in centres, we encourage all our patients to ring the practice first on 01429838217 or 01915863859  between 8am to 5:30pm for any medical advice.

Well Man/Woman Clinic

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

Patient Online Access

Did you know that you can now access some of our services online direct from your Smart Phone or a Tablet ?

You can make GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view certain digitally coded areas of your medical records including some test results online. Please speak to one of our friendly Reception Team for your "User Specific" logon details to access this service.

Patient Feedback

We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with the services offered. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.


Wheelchair access to the building is via a ramp near the front entrance. Patient services are all provided at ground-floor level. A disabled patients’ WC is provided.

Our Mission Statement - Providing Quality Care

We undertake to:

  • Treat everyone as an individual.
  • Treat you with respect and courtesy at all times.
  • Provide you with advice and treatment in a friendly and timely manner.
  • Help you make decisions about your health by treating you as an equal.
  • Maintain confidentiality in what we discuss and the records we keep on your behalf.
  • Keep up to date with developments in health care by continuing to learn.

Please note that all patients now have an Allocated Named GP.  This does not affect who you wish to see when  making an appointment.  You can request the name of your Allocated GP at our Reception.


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(Site updated 08/02/2019)
For appointments and prescriptions please use the Online Services link above. Alternatively, just click here.
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