Mission Statement: To be a top quality team working with patients to enable good health, delivering excellent accessible care and continually developing to meet new challenges.
The Gables Medical Group
The Gables Medical Group serves the whole of Bedlington as well as its surrounding area, we also offer a dispensing service to those patients living in Cambois, North Blyth and some of East Sleekburn (restrictions apply). The practice boundary is illustrated in our Practice Booklet (available from reception). Enquiries relating to this should be directed to the Practice/Reception Manager.
We offer a full general practice service and run specialist clinics for children, pregnant women, diabetes and asthma sufferers, and for patients needing steroid injections.
It is quick and easy to register with a GP using our simple online GP registration form. Whether you are new to the area or have never registered with a GP practice before, there is usually no need to come to the practice to complete your registration and no proof of address is required. We are a local GP Practice and have a catchment area for home visiting purposes, but we welcome patients from outside our practice boundary.
We want to get better at communicating with our patients and ensure you can read and understand the information we send you.
If you find it hard to read our letters or if you need someone to support you at appointments, please complete our Accessibility Needs Form below.
Meet our Team
Our team includes GPs, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Practice Nurses, Nursing Associates, Healthcare Assistants, Reception Team, Admin Team, Medicines/Dispensing Team, Practice Manager and Primary Care Network healthcare professionals.
You can view our team and their roles below:
See Our Reviews
We encourage our patients to let us know about their positive experiences at our practice. If you'd like to leave a review, please do so on the NHS website
Alternatively, if you've had a bad experience we'd also like to know. Please contact us and let us know how we can improve.
There is disabled parking on-site
Each of our surgeries is suitable for disabled access, and disabled parking spaces are available in our car park.
Disabled toilets for patients are also provided. If you have any problems accessing a service please inform a member of staff and we will do all we can to improve the situation.
As a training practice there are times when there may be university students present within your consultation. They will spend several weeks with us in order to gain the experience they need to become family doctors. You will be informed if there will a student present before your consultation, and you may opt out of this if you so require.
We are also a Training Practice for GP Registrars – these are qualified doctors who are training to be specialised in General Practice and usually spend 6 months with us. You may be offered an appointment with a GP registrar as you would any GP within the surgery. At times you may be asked if you would be happy for your consultation to be recorded as part of their training. At any time you can say no to this. You can find out more here
The Gables Medical Group has a successful Patient Participation Group (PPG). You can find out more here
GP Patient Survey
The GP Patient Survey is an independent survey run by Ipsos MORI on behalf of NHS England. The survey is sent out to over two million people across England. The results show how people feel about their GP practice.
Our overall CQC Rating was: GOOD
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) makes sure hospitals, care homes, dental and GP surgeries, and all other care services in England provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care and encourages them to make improvements where possible.SEE THE FULL REPORT
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