The Galleries Health Centre
Washington, 0191 543 8807
Opening times: Mon – Fri 8:00am – 6:00pm
Coronavirus update for Sunderland Patients – IMPORTANT
Sunderland GP Alliance is working to make sure
that our service to our patients is maintained.
If you have any symptoms of the virus like a persistent cough or a raised temperature DO NOT come into the GP surgery.
Please contact your practice online or by phone or use the e consult form on your practice website to send us an email.
Public Health England statement.
if you have coronavirus symptoms:
- do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital
- you do not need to contact 111 to tell them you’re staying at home
- testing for coronavirus is not needed if you’re staying at home.
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About the practice
Washington is situated six miles to the west of Sunderland and four miles south-east of Gateshead.
The property is situated close to The Galleries Shopping Centre that provides approximately 200 shops, the local library, leisure centre, approximately 3,000 free car parking spaces and a central bus station.
The Galleries Health Centre is a four storey property built in the 1970s.
Sunderland GP Alliance Medical Practice is situated on the 2nd floor. You can access the medical practice directly from the Shopping Centre. Lift facilities are also available. Sunderland GP Alliance Galleries is part of a group of practices which also include Barmston and Pennywell Medical Centre.
The NHS Friends and Family Test is a way of gathering your feedback, so we can review our service. Please take a moment to let us know how we are doing.
Sunderland GP Extended Access Service Patient Information
If you need to see a GP in the evening, at weekends or on bank holidays, Sunderland’s GP Extended Access Service can help. Run by local GPs, the Extended Access Service is a convenient way to see a doctor at a time to suit your busy lifestyle.
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Meet the staff
Judith Taylor (Head of General Practice)
Kevin Doran (Assistant Head of General Practice)
Dr Julia Cook (GP – Care Home / Palliative Care Lead)
Dr Adil Salim (Lead GP)
Dr Charlotte Matthews (Salaried GP)
Dr Christopher McCarthy (Salaried GP)
Leanne Hume (Lead Nurse)
Helen Baldwin (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Jo-Anne Siou (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Peter Cooke (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Gemma Daniels (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Katie Palmer Scaife (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Julie Millington (Practice Nurse)
Abida Khan (Practice Nurse)
Kelly Stanton (Healthcare Assistant)
Rebekah Taylor (Trainee Nursing Associate)
Stacey Craig (Trainee Nursing Associate)
Victoria Turnbull (Healthcare Assistant)
Rebecca Richardson (Clinical Pharmacist)
Path Lab Team