Whitburn Surgery

Clinics and Services

Diabetic Clinic (Tuesday AM)

Available to all diabetic patients who will be seen at least annually to review their care.

Ante Natal Clinic (Thursday)

The midwife sees pregnant ladies throughout their pregnancy, through to pre-delivery.

Baby Clinic (Tuesday 1.30-2.30 pm)

The clinic is for immunizations and development baby checks. Parents will be sent a reminder when a check is due. The health visitor carries out the weighing and further development checks.

Minor Surgery

The doctors can perform simple surgical procedures. Please discuss this with your doctor

Family Planning

The GPs provide contraceptive advice to anyone requiring family planning services. This includes the administering of injections and the prescription of pills.

Private Medicals

Private medicals for insurance, HGV, PSV, Taxi and employment can be arranged. As this service is not provided under the NHS, please ask the Receptionist regarding the fee.

Flu Clinic

Vaccination clinics are held in October and November of each year. We strongly recommend all those over 65 years of age are vaccinated, and patients with chronic diseases. Please ask at Reception for further details.

New Patients

Please ask at reception to make an appointment to register. We are sorry but we are unable to register those who do not live within our practice area, as detailed below;

Sunderland SR6 postcodes


Cleadon Village

If in doubt, please ask at Reception if your address is within the practice boundary.

N E W Patient Group

The practice has a patient participation group, see PRG page, which helps us gain feedback on current services, and asks patients their views on proposed new services and changes. If you would like to be part of the group, and would be happy to take part in surgery surveys, please ask the Receptionist for a contact form.

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