Seaton Surgery will be closed from 25th December to 28th December 2020 for Christmas Holiday. We will reopen as normal at 8.30am on Tuesday 29th December. Can we take this opportunity to wish all our patients, staff and colleagues a very happy health Christmas.   


Would you recommend our surgery to your friends and family, please click on the Patient Survey link in "have your say" below to take part in our survey.


Patients aged 70 years old are now to be offered a shingles vaccine.  There is also a catch-up programme for patients aged 78 and 79 with the aim that within the next few years, all patients between 70 and 80 will be offered this vaccine.

ARE YOU A CARER Please see further information under clinics and services to see how we can help.


If you are a registered patient, would you like to be part of our Patient Group!  The practice would like to hear your views, please register your interest by clicking on the link below, or alternatively contact a member of our reception team who will be happy to help.


If you need a doctor urgently when the surgery is closed please contact NHS 111 or visit the walk-in/urgent care centre at University Hospital of Hartlepool


If you are between the age of 40 and 74, you may be elligible for a healthy heart check.  Please ask at reception for more details.


Nurse Diane Lake

RGN, BSc Hons

Nurse Sue Dixon


Diane is a Nurse Practitioner and Sue is our Practice Nurse.  Both are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, travel clinics, baby clinics and dressings. The nurses also run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, COPD and Coronary Heart Disease for which annual review and monitoring will take place, minor ailment clinics, for which Diane, our Nurse Practitioner, can prescribe. All nurses carry out cervical smears.

Our Nurses work closely with the Doctor and can refer to other health and social workers when required..

Healthcare Assistants

Karen Gaffney

Karen is our healthcare assistant is available to help with things such as blood pressure monitoring, healthy heart checks, lung health checks, B12 vaccinations and phlebotomy.  She holds health care and phlebotomy clinics on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings.

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