Welcome to Rickleton Medical Centre
Welcome to Rickleton Medical Centre, We hope you take your time to browse our website where you will find lots of useful information about the surgery and the services we offer.
Please note that all pre-bookable appointments via the Patient online services can be done face-to-face or over the phone.
Mission Statement and Vision
Our Mission: Striving for excellence, small enough to care.
Our Vision: To continue to deliver an outstanding service to provide a positive impact on patients’ lives.
Out of Hours and Emergencies
If you can’t get an appointment with your GP or can’t get there during the day due to work or other commitments you can use the Enhanced Access Service.
Sunderland offers extra appointments seven days a week at your local out of hours site, alternatively it may be possible to arrange an appointment at another site across the city which your practice will arrange.
Get more information about the Sunderland GP Enhanced Access Service.
NHS 111 & Emergencies
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
In case of a life threatening emergency, please dial 999
Staff Training Dates
The surgery will be closed on the following Wednesday afternoons for staff training:
15 February 2023
22 March 2023
17 May 2023
21 June 2023
19 July 2023
20 September 2023
18 October 2023
22 November 2023
14 February 2024
20 March 2024
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You can use the online services to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.