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Change of opening times for Evenwood Branch Surgery

As from 1st September the branch surgery at Evenwood will be closed on FridayChange of opening times for Evenwood Branch Surgery

The opening times are Monday 4pm to 5pm and Wednesday 8.30am to 9.30am

The surgery at Cockfield will be open all day Friday 8.30 am to 6pm

We apologise for any inconvenience caused

From 1st July you will be able to book an appointment to be seen by an Emergency Healthcare Practitioner or Healthcare Assistant on Saturday and Sunday at the Extended Hours Clinic at Bishop Auckland General Hospital. These clinics are run by the Durham Dales Health Federation and need to be booked by phoning our receptionists.

Repeat Prescription Requests

We now only accept repeat prescription requests over the telephone if you are housebound or have exceptional circumstances.  We encourage you to register  and use the online service or you can drop your prescription off at your local branch or send by post.

Care Navigation - New ways for your local GP practice to help you get to the right support. The Receptionist may ask you a few questions to help navigate you to the best person, they wont try to diagnose your problem but you may need to tell them a little bit about why you are calling

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Teesdale Day Club




Come and join us at one of our ten clubs across Teesdale.

As well as a warm welcome you will get a freshly cooked three course meal, and a chance to meet old friends and make new ones. Transport to clubs may be arranged.

We enjoy trips away, entertainment, quizzes, speakers and other activities.

We offer help with independent home living, utility company problems, benefits and health advice.

New members and volunteers welcome.

Please contact us on 01833 695822 or call in to see us at Claire House (near the Richardson Hospital) for more details.

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What our Members say about us:

“I’ve been coming since day 1 and I love it.”

“Excellent club. Good food and people. Lovely leader.”

“The Association is perfect for me and I’m not an easy person to please.”

“Everything is very well run; company is great, very friendly atmosphere.”

Where and when to find us:

BARNARD CASTLE:         TUESDAY in Marwood Social Centre           11:00 to 14:00

COTHERSTONE:            WEDNESDAY in the Village Hall      11:00 to 14:00

EVENWOOD:                FRIDAY in the Randolph Centre      11:30 to 14:00

GAINFORD:                 MONDAY in the Village Hall              11:30 to 14:00

MICKLETON:                THURSDAY in the Village Hall        11:30  to 14:00

MIDDLETON:               The 1st, 2nd and 4th WEDNESDAY of the month in the Masonic Hall 11:30 to 14:00

STAINDROP:                TUESDAY in the Masonic Hall        11:30 to 14:00

STAINTON GROVE:       TUESDAY in the Community Centre          11:30 to 14:00

WINSTON:                  THURSDAY in the Village Hall        11:30 to 14:00

WOODLAND:               MONDAY in the Village Hall                11:00 to 14:00


Member Information

Madeleine Walton, our Community Worker

There are 10 clubs in the Association:-

Barnard Castle – Cotherstone – Evenwood – Gainford – Mickleton – Middleton – Staindrop – Stainton Grove – Winston and Woodland

Woodleigh, Flatts Road, Barnard Castle. DL12 8AA

Tel/Fax: 01833 695822






Member Information

The Association, through individual clubs, aims to make it easier for people living in Teesdale to socialise, to get together with old friends and to make new ones. Clubs meet weekly for members to talk, have lunch and enjoy a change of scenery. Each Club has a Leader whose job is to organise the club including different activities and events like occasional trips out and visits from speakers. The leader can also organise transport to and from the club if you need it. 

All the clubs have a willing band of volunteers who help by serving the food and drinks, clearing and washing up and giving free lifts etc. 

If you have any questions or concerns don’t hesitate to speak to your Club Leader, however the Association also has a Community Worker. She may be able to help you with some of those problems, big and small, which crop up. 

The Role of our Community Worker –

Madeleine Walton

Madeleine regularly attends each club but is happy to visit you at your home if you prefer. Anything you talk about with Madeleine will be held in the strictest of confidence!

Here is a brief list of some of the things she can help you with:-

  • Hospital and Doctor visits

  • Arranging for help with odd jobs e.g. Handy Van

  • Links to the Citizens Advice Bureau, Utility Services, Health and Social Care

  • Support and help with independent living

  • Benefits advice

  • Disability car badges

This list doesn’t cover everything and you may just want help with some small issue or need someone to talk to – that is all part of her job.

So, if there is anything Madeleine can help you with, speak to her on her next visit, or call her on 01833 695822 and she will do her best to help.

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