Welcome to Springwell Medical Group’s website.
The aim of this Website is to help you understand the way in which we run our surgery and to let you know the range of services we offer. We hope you find this website helpful.
We have 4 GPs, a Practice Nurse and a Healthcare Assistant in our medical team providing medical services to approximately 6,400 patients. We also have a full compliment of administrative staff.
We are within Springwell Health Centre which offers disabled access from the front and rear of the building. The surgery, treatment room and toilets are all on the ground floor of the Health Centre. We have ample car parking facilities including designated disabled bays.
Our Practice is highly patient focused and we have a multidisciplinary approach to patients’ health care. We aim to deliver the best for our patients by combining the skills of the practice team with other health and social care workers in the community.
We provide modern health care facilities and focus on continually improving the health of our patients and residents of the community.
Please have a look around and send us any comments or suggestions if you like. We can use your comments and ideas to improve our online services and develop the content of this site accordingly.
Patient Reference Group
Would you like to have a say about the services provided at Springwell Medical Group? We would like to hear your views. By providing your email details we can add them to a contact list that will mean we will contact via email every now and again to ask you a question or two. Your contact details will only be used for this purpose and will be kept safely.
We would like to inform you that GP’s in Sunderland do not prescribe antibiotics for infections which usually get better on their own such as colds. We would recommend that you visit your pharmacist for advice if you are suffering from these sorts of conditions.
The practice is required by the Government under the terms of the latest GP contract to allocate all patients a named accountable GP.
Individual patients will be informed of their named accountable GP at the first appropriate interaction with the practice.
Where a patient expresses a preference as to which GP they have been assigned, the practice will make reasonable efforts to accommodate this request.
Your named GP will not be available at all times and if your needs are urgent, you may need to discuss them with an alternative doctor.
A ‘healthy lifestyle’ is what we recommend:
- Stop smoking
- Eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruit and veg
- Exercise regularly
- Keep alcohol intake within recommended limits