Sensier HouseSt Andrew's LaneSpennymoor, DL16 6QATel: 01388 817777
Our opening hours are Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 6pm.
Reception staff and a duty doctor or nurse are available during these hours.
Both premises are closed for lunch from 1pm to 2pm.
When the surgery is closed, except at lunchtime, call 111 for free where you will be seen by the right healthcare professional, as close to your home as possible.
Please remember to ‘Talk before you Walk’ – dial 111 first as you must have an appointment to be seen in one of the primary care service/ hubs across the Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield area.
You may also use NHS Online at 111.nhs.uk.
There is Primary Care coverage across our Primary Care Network between 8am-8pm, Monday - Friday and Saturdays 9am-5pm.
Please note that between 6pm and 8pm Monday to Friday and Saturdays and from 9am to 5pm your appointment will be at one of four practices within the PCN. You will be advised of the location at the time you book your appointment.
As you may not be consulted by St Andrew’s practice staff, you must consent to your records being viewed by staff at the appointment location.
Sundays and Bank Holidays will be covered by 111 service where patients will be directed to a local hub.
Anything life threating, please contact 999.
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If you have a minor injury, 24/7, 365 days a year, you can go to a Minor Injuries Unit at:
However, we would advise that you call NHS 111 to get an appointment thereby reducing your waiting times in the unit.
Examples of a minor injury are:
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Most staff training is arranged so that it does not impact the service to our patients.
However, the surgery will close one afternoon per month (normally at 1230 pm) for staff training.
When the surgery is closed call NHS 111 for free where you will be referred to the right healthcare professional, as close to your home as possible.
Please remember to ‘Talk before you Walk’ – dial NHS 111 first, as you must have an appointment to be seen in one of the primary care service/ hubs.