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The NHS across County Durham and the Tees Valley are making changes to the way you can order your repeat prescription.

Your community pharmacy will no longer be able to order your repeat medication, but you will be able to order your repeat medication directly with the practice, using the repeat ordering slip or online.

There is nothing to worry about - you will still receive the medication that you need.

If you order your repeat prescription directly from the GP practice this change will not affect you.

These changes will take effect from Monday 2nd September 2019.

Please ensure you order your repeat prescriptions when you have about 7 days of medication left and only order the medicines you need.

If you still want your community pharmacy to collect and deliver your prescription, please ensure you inform your chosen pharmacy.

In addition to our permanent members of staff we may have up to three junior doctors attached to our practice.  These doctors are with us from 4 to 6 months and this forms and important part of their training.

You may notice that these doctors need to discuss your case with a more senior doctor, and will from time to time video their surgery or have another doctor sit in on their surgery.  This is all part of their training and the assessment process. You will be asked for your permission at all times if your consultation is being recorded or if another doctor will be sitting in.


Dr Caroline L Jeffery (f)
M.B.ChB., M.R.C.G.P.
Dr Jeffery is the senior partner in the practice. She graduated from Glasgow University in 2004. Since then she has worked in the Newcastle and County Durham area. She joined the Practice In April 2009 and became a partner in 2010 and a GP Trainer in 2013. Dr Jeffery’s interests include chronic pain, women’s health and child care.

Dr Niamh K Telford (f)
M.B; Bch; B.A.O; M.R.C.G.P; D.F.S.R.H
Dr Telford is a partner in the practice.  She graduated from Dublin University in 2003. She has worked in the Newcastle area prior to joining our practice in 2012 and became a partner in May 2014. Dr Telford became a GP Trainer in 2015. She is interested in COPD and palliative care.

Dr Nikki Roussak (f)
Dr Roussak graduated from Newcastle University in 2007. After spending time at the practice as a GP Trainee, she joined the practice as a salaried GP in 2013. She is interested in dermatology and minor surgery.

Dr Paul Manjooran (m)
Dr Manjooran graduated from Leeds university in 1999.  Previously he has worked in Scotland, North Yorkshire, Newcastle and more recently the Durham Area. Dr Manjooran is also a GP Trainer and his particular interests are in men’s health, diabetes, minor surgery, ENT and orthopaedics.

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