Contact Details


If you have a query regarding a medical matter or a complaint, please telephone reception on 01388 817777 or via email at

You cannot book an appointment via the above email.  Please telephone the Practice or use eConsult on the home page.

Updated:  10/11/2021

Clinical Commissioning Group

The Practice is within the area covered by NHS County Durham Clinical Commissioning Group. The CCG has been formed following the merger of NHS Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield CCG and the NHS North Durham CCG. 

The newly formed CCG, serving a population of around 500,000 people, will retain a focus on local people and local services.   This will be led by the Governing Body, which will continue to have representation of GP practices, lay membership for public and patient involvement, local clinical leaders and senior managers.

For more information see their website: 

Updated:  01/04/2020

South Durham Health Community Interest Company

The Practice is a member of the South Durham Health Community Interest Company (SDHCIC), a not for profit collaborative of 22 GP practices in County Durham.  This group works together to deliver better care for 170,000 patients across the localities of Sedgefield and Easington.  The aim is to improve health care services for people living in South Durham.

For more information see their website: 

Updated:  24/07/2019

Sedgefield North Primary Care Network (PCN)

PCNs are groups of GP practices working closely together with other primary and community care staff and health and care organisation to provide integrated services to their local populations.   These networks have been established to help deliver the NHS Long Term Plan.  

PCNs will focus on the health needs of their particular patient population using information provided by Public Health, CCGs and from GP clinical systems.  Over the next five years PCNs will employ additional staffto provide a wider range of services for their patients either at their GP practice or nearby. PCNs will work more closely with community services to support patients who need more than just health care.

Our PCN is Sedgefield North and the Clinical Director is Dr Matt Shield.  Our PCN consists of some 56,000 patients from following Practices:  St Andrew’s Medical Practice, Bishop Close Medical Practice, Ferryhill & Chilton Medical Practice, Skern Medical Group, West Cornforth Medical Practice.

A full list of PCN’s in our Clinical Commissioning Group is available here

Click here for Sedgefield North PCN website.

Reviewed:  20/12/2020

Location of our Premises

The St Andrew's Medical Practice (Sensier House) is located on St Andrew's Lane just off Cheapside in Spennymoor.  It is adjacent to the ASDA store and is approached through their car park. There is no car park at the practice but we are situated adjacent to ASDA supermarket where short term parking (up to two hours) is available.

We operate from two premises - Sensier House and Oxford Road. You may be offered an appointment at either premises but you will be advised by the receptionist at time of booking. The premises are located within a few blocks of one another.

Telephone Options

Our main telephone number will provide you with six options:

  1. Appointments and general enquiries
  2. Prescriptions (between 2pm and 4pm only)
  3. Dispensary
  4. Repeat sick notes
  5. Secretaries
  6. Results

Map of both practices

Updated:  18/02/2020

Sensier House

Oxford Road

Our address is:

Our address is:

Address book Address

Sensier House
St Andrew's Lane
DL16 6QA

Telephone Numbers Telephone Numbers

01388 817777
Cancel Appointments
01388 817777
Out of Hours:
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If you have a query regarding a medical matter or a complaint, please telephone reception on 01388 817777.

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