About the practice
South Hylton Surgery is located approximately 3 miles from Sunderland City Centre. The surgery is a spacious modern building in the heart of the village of South Hylton with an adjoining pharmacy.
It was purpose built in 2006 providing a large waiting area and a range of clinical rooms on the ground floor. There are spacious offices, meeting and common rooms for staff on the first floor which has a lift access.
The surgery has good disabled access throughout the building. There is a car park for patients and there are good public transport links with regular bus services and a metro station close by.
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Meet the staff
Judith Taylor (Head of General Practice)
Kevin Doran (Assistant to Head of General Practice)
Susan Yates (Assistant Practice Manager)
Dr Andrew Leeks (Male GP)
Dr Reema Gupta (Female GP)
Darren Grey (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Judith Shotton (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Louise Frelford (Practice Nurse)
Emma Burnett (Healthcare Assistant)
Emily Thompson (Apprentice)
Frequently Asked Questions
Please inform the Receptionist if you change your name, address or telephone number. We must have your telephone number even if it is ex-directory so we can contact you in an emergency. It will be kept strictly confidential.
Home visits are made for those patients who, because of their condition, cannot get to the surgery. If you would like to discuss whether a visit is necessary, please telephone the reception staff before 10:30 am on 0191 543 8807.
Please contact the reception for a user name and password. A form of identification will be required.
If you are checking in for an appointment, please use our designated check in screens. We like to make sure each patient has the time that they need with the receptionist and in a confidential manner.
You can send someone to collect a prescription on you behalf if they know some of your personal details however they will need consent from yourself and identification must be shown. A pharmacy of your choice may also collect for you, please speak to your local pharmacy to arrange this service.