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July 2017

Change in Practice Hours

Due to changes in our NHS contract,from 1st April 2017 we will no longer be offering an early morning surgery on Thursday or a late evening surgery on Tuesday. Extended Access is provided by the Locality and based at the Galleries Health Centre. This will mean that you will have access to evening appointments 6.00pm till 8.00pm Monday to Friday.


We are committed to providing the best possible, sustainable service to our patients and local communities and the merger with our neighbouring practice, Dr Dixit and Kolla, took place on 1st July 2017. Your new practice will be called 'Galleries Medical Practice' and further details once agreed, will be made available. Your Practice Manager contact for the new practice will be Doreen Galloway 0191 4166084.

Practice Training

The Practice will be closed on Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 12.00 noon and will re-open on Thursday 20th July 2017 at 8.30am.

'Good Companions' - Coffee and Cake - Last Friday in Every Month 11-12noon (Next club meeting to be confirmed).

The winter months can be very lonely specially for our older population. Why not come along to our 'Good Companions' coffee and cake club have a chat and make some friends. Angie our Health Care Assistant will be arranging refreshments, we would love to see you.

Online Access to Book Appointments and Request Repeat Prescriptions.

Why not register for online services. Visit our Online Services page or follow this Link

Are you a Carer? or are you being Cared for?

Do you care for a family member, relative, friend or neighbour? Please let the Practice know and find out how we can help you. Visit Sunderland Carers Website

CQC Inspection Results for Your Practice

The Practice was inspected by CQC on the 5th January 2016 our rating was Good

Please Complete Your Practice Survey

Please help to improve your Practice by completing the Practice Survey

Practice Survey Results 2016

Friends & Family Results

Learn more about sharing your NHS Data

NHS Choices - Link (opens a new window). If you do not want your data shared, please contact the practice and ask to speak to Gillian Webster (Practice Manager).

New Service for Patients - Named GP


Dr V&H Online is the website for our Practice based at the Galleries Health Centre. We offer a wide variety of care services for people living in Washington and the outlying villages.

Looking through our website you will find information about the Health Centre, our staff and the services available. Your questions talks you through some of the queries you might have about the surgery, from registering as a new patient to arranging a repeat prescription. The Links page lists useful sites, including advice about self-care for minor ailments and further information on health care, treatment and healthy living.

Alternatively, if you just need to get in touch, click on Contact us.

Feel free to have a browse around the site. We hope you find it helpful and easy to use and welcome any comments that you have about it.

Dr A.K.K. Hegde & Partners

The surgery is open 8.30am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday. We will shortly be able to offer access to appointments 6pm till 8.00pm Monday to Friday via Locality Extended Hours which will be based at the Galleries Health Centre.The practice also hopes to offer routine GP consultations on a Saturday in the near future.

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