Mission Statement: To be a top quality team working with patients to enable good health, delivering excellent accessible care and continually developing to meet new challenges.
Seaton Park Medical Group
We provide excellent GP (doctor and nurse led) health care within Ashington, Newbiggin, Choppington, Guidepost, Bedlington, Wansbeck, Pegswood, Ellington, Lynemouth, Widdrington Station, Ulghham, Longhirst, Northumberland
Our values cover the care we provide, the service we offer, the relationship we have with our patients and the relationships we have within our Primary Care Team. They include:
Patient-centred care which looks at the whole family; equality of treatment; listening to and respecting our patients, respecting and caring for our colleagues.
It is quick and easy to register with a GP using our simple online GP registration form. Whether you are new to the area or have never registered with a GP practice before, there is usually no need to come to the practice to complete your registration and no proof of address is required. We are a local GP Practice and have a catchment area for home visiting purposes, but we welcome patients from outside our practice boundary.
We want to get better at communicating with our patients and ensure you can read and understand the information we send you.
If you find it hard to read our letters or if you need someone to support you at appointments, please complete our Accessibility Needs Form below.
Meet our Team
Our clinical team includes GPs, Practice Nurses and Phlebotomist / Healthcare Assistants.
The Reception Team look after patients, their appointments, prescriptions and all the stuff that flies around - a massive amount of administration involved in running a busy practice and this includes a backroom team of Administrators to handle the huge influx of correspondence and data each day.
See Our Reviews
We encourage our patients to let us know about their positive experiences at our practice. If you'd like to leave a review, please do so on the NHS website
Alternatively, if you've had a bad experience we'd also like to know. Please contact us and let us know how we can improve.
There is parking on-site
Our buildings are designed to suit the needs of disabled patients. We have toilets with disabled access. If you find it difficult to access our services, please let us know.
From time to time the Practice undertakes intervals of training for students. These may be Nurses, Midwives, Health Visitors or Medical Students who attend the health centre as part of their ongoing training. These students are always supervised and their time spent here is essential to their future work. You can find out more here
Seaton Park Medical Group has a successful Patient Participation Group (PPG). You can find out more here
GP Patient Survey
The GP Patient Survey is an independent survey run by Ipsos MORI on behalf of NHS England. The survey is sent out to over two million people across England. The results show how people feel about their GP practice.
Our overall CQC Rating was: GOOD
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) makes sure hospitals, care homes, dental and GP surgeries, and all other care services in England provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care and encourages them to make improvements where possible.SEE THE FULL REPORT
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