Welcome to Chainbridge Medical Partnership

Welcome to our Practice. We provide many services to help you manage your health. We work very closely with our allied community nursing, and health visiting teams. The Practice offers the services of, stop smoking advisor, and other local services to help our patients with their health and wellbeing.

Our aim is to provide an effective, efficient and fair health care service to all our patients by:

  • Putting our patients at the centre of what we do
  • Having a professional integrated primary healthcare team who are suitably qualified and trained
  • Offering our services in a safe, supportive and suitably equipped environment

This website has been developed to help our patients manage their health and well being with access to local services in your area, as well as information about our Practice, and signposting you to the service you need.

Health A-Z

Guide to conditions, symptoms & treatments

Live Well

Advice, tips and tools for health & wellbeing

Medicines Guide

How medicine works & possible side effects

Care & Support

Options & where to to go to get the best support

News & Announcements

Covid-19 vaccination programme

We are working with our partners in the west of Gateshead to start vaccinating our patients against Covid-19. Please do not contact the surgery to request the vaccine – there

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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Please come back to this page often for the latest news and information. The situation is changing rapidly and guidance is frequently being updated. The latest government and NHS information

Patient Access

Repeat prescriptions Access a list of your repeat medication and request a repeat prescription. Minimise your trips to the Practice – only one visit is needed to collect the prescription

Know who to turn to for your healthcare

We want to help you get the right medical assistance when you’re ill, injured or have a long term condition. Going directly to the person with the appropriate skills is important. This can help you to a speedier recovery and makes sure all NHS services are run efficiently.

Pharmacist

When you need healthcare advice or help with medicines

GP Surgery

Our doctors and nurses can help when you have an illness or injury that won't go away

Dentist

When your mouth or teeth need urgent attention

Optician

Sudden loss of vision. Blurred vision. Painful or red eyes?

Self Help

Common conditions: sore throat, UTIs, flu-like symptoms, hayfever etc.

Health & Wellbeing

Advice, tips and tools to help with health and wellbeing

NHS Out-of-hours

When your GP and local pharmacy are closed

Hospital & Minor injury

You will usually need a GP referral, except in an emergency.

Accident & Emergency

When an illness or injury is serious or life-threatening

Alert

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For latest information on the coronavirus outbreak please go to NHS.UK or the information on GOV.UK.

Click here to see the latest on the Covid-19 vaccination programme

Do not go to your GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital if you think you may have coronavirus. Stay at home and avoid close contact with other people.

Visit NHS 111 Online or call 111 if you need to speak to someone regarding your condition or for advice on what to do.

See our news page for how this is impacting our practice.

 

Fit notes

Please do not contact the surgery if you are needing a fit note for self isolation.  NHS 111 has an online service where you can generate a note for your employer.  Please click here to be taken to this service.  The surgery is under significant pressure during this time and we will not be able to issue a note for this purpose.  Many thanks for your understanding.