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BEREAVEMENT DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN Many people find grief a lonely and isolating experience anyway, but living in isolation and being socially distant from others, are making things a lot harder for people who are bereaved. If you feel you would benefit from talking to someone in confidence there are a number of services in Darlington […]

Bank holiday Monday

May 21, 2020, 10:04 am by

The practice will be closed on Monday 25th May for the Bank Holiday. If you have an urgent need to see a doctor, please contact the Out of Hours Team on telephone number 111. The practice will re-open on Tuesday 26th May at 8am as normal.

Electronic prescriptions

May 21, 2020, 10:02 am by

We are upgrading to the next phase of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) which will mean that almost all our prescriptions will be processed electronically from 1st June 2020 Electronic prescriptions help save the NHS money. If you do not have a nominated pharmacy, please contact the practice and let us know which pharmacy is […]

Bank Holiday – Friday May 8th All Darlington Practices, working together as Darlington Primary Care Network, are providing a joint town centre General Practice Service on Bank Holiday Friday 8th May. If you have a new or urgent problem on this day please call 01325 735000; you will speak to a care navigator who will […]

Novel Coronavirus

March 11, 2020, 9:45 am by

IMPORTANT MESSAGE RE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DO NOT ENTER THE SURGERY – please ring us – be patient as our lines are understandably very busy. As per government guidance we will be moving to a telephone triage service from Monday 16th March. You may find it more convenient to submit an E consultation via this link. […]


March 11, 2020, 9:45 am by

(NOVEL CORONAVIRUS) DO NOT ENTER THE SURGERY IF YOU HAVE : travelled abroad recently. been in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus Do not go to a GP surgery or hospital. Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people. Tell 111 about any recent travel and any symptoms you have Find […]

There will be no Family Planning clinic at Blacketts Medical Practice on Wednesday 1st April 2020.

Friends and family survey results

January 3, 2020, 12:16 pm by

In the last month,  we received 3 patient responses. 2 patients indicated they were extremely likely to recommend Blacketts Medical Practice and the third patient indicated they were likely to recommend us. Comments included “Excellent GP Practice, in particular thoughtful and caring nurses. Thank you for your feedback.

Blacketts medical practice will be open as normal on Monday 30th December. 8.15 – 6pm On Tuesday 31st December, the practice will open as normal at 8.15 and close at 4pm. We will have a GP available until Out of Hours take over at 6pm. You can contact the GP between 4pm and 6pm on […]

Surgery closure dates announced

February 2, 2019, 9:54 am by

Blacketts Medical Practice will be closed for staff training on the following dates: Thursday 12th March 2020 Wednesday 29th April 2020 Thursday 21st May 2020 Tuesday 16th June 2020 Thursday 16th July 2020 Wednesday 12th August 2020 Thursday 17th September 2020 Tuesday 13th October 2020 Wednesday 18th November 2020 Thursday 17th December 2020 The out-of-hours […]

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