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Welcome to The Villages Medical Group

Welcome! The Villages Medical Group is a group consisting of two practices, Gardiner Crescent Surgery & Craghead Medical Centre, We care for a population size of around 4300 patients, across the Chester-Le-Street & Stanley Area.

We aim to keep the patients care & needs at the heart of our surgery & decision making. To aid in this, We’re currently building our Patient Participation Group! So please, Watch this space!

Gardiner Crescent Surgery Opening Times (SPECIAL)

Please be aware due to staffing issues we are unable to operate a full services at Gardiner Crescent Surgery, The temporary times can be found below./

Gardiner Crescent Surgery

30/01/2023                          CLOSED
31/01/2023                           CLOSED
01/02/2023                          8AM – 18:00PM
02/02/2023                           CLOSED
03/02/2023                           8AM – 18:00PM

06/02/2023                           CLOSED
07/02/2023                           8AM – 18:00PM
08/02/2023                           CLOSED
09/02/2023                           8AM – 12:30PM
10/02/2023                           8AM – 12:30PM

13/02/2023                           CLOSED
14/02/2023                           CLOSED
15/02/2023                           CLOSED
16/02/2023                           8AM – 12:30PM
17/02/2023                           8AM – 12:30PM

20/02/2023                           CLOSED
21/02/2023                           8AM – 12:30PM
22/02/2023                           CLOSED
23/02/2023                           8AM – 12:30PM
24/04/2023                           CLOSED

We’d like to thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

Contact Us Online!

Updated 15/07/22

We’re now using AccuRX as a means to contact us digitally! You can request an appointment, test results and get online advice at the touch of a button! Just click the image below to be directed to the website!

Alternatively why not use the NHS App! The NHS app is designed to be as user-friendly as possible, You’re able to order repeat medications, look at your test results in detail and much more! Click the banner below to learn more

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Covid-19 Spring Booster Campaign

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SystemOnline The Villages Medical Group

Online services allow you to:

  • book, check or cancel appointments with a GP, nurse or other healthcare professional 
  • order repeat prescriptions
  • see parts of your health record, including information about medicines, vaccinations and test results
  • see communications between your GP surgery and other services, such as hospitals

Non-urgent advice: Our Core Values

Openness – Delivering an open and honest service.

Fairness – Behaviour without favouritism or discrimination.

Respect – due regard for the feelings and rights of others

Accountability – to be accountable for actions and decisions made.

Collaboration – With other health professionals in order to provide the most appropriate care