Whinfield Medical Practice

01325481321 Whinbush Way , Darlington, County Durham, DL1 3RT

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 9 ratings for this GP surgery


  • Evening and Weekends


Opening times

Reception times

Monday 08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00
Thursday 08:00 - 18:00
Friday 08:00 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Surgery times

Monday 08:30 - 12:3013:00 - 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 12:3013:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 07:00 - 12:3014:00 - 17:30
Thursday 07:00 - 12:3013:00 - 17:30
Friday 08:30 - 12:3013:00 - 17:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Public holidays

Mar 30Closed
Apr 02Closed
May 07Closed
May 28Closed
Aug 27Closed
Dec 25Closed
Dec 26Closed

Out of hours

Please ring 111

Last verified on 14/03/2018

Additional information

The surgery offers extended hours for patients who require them due to work commitments etc. Please ask for further details at reception. NB The surgery closes each Wednesday between 12:30 - 2:00 pm for staff training. The surgery will be closed for Protected Learning Time all afternoon from 12:00pm on the following dates: 20/02/2018,13/03/2018,12/04/2018,15/05/2018,13/06/2018, 12/07/2018,14/08/2018,12/09/2018,17/10/2018,15/11/2018 and 12/12/2018.


  • Dr Louise Russell
  • Dr Richard Harker
  • Dr Reshma Hegde
  • Dr Aidan Lavender
  • Dr Elizabeth Maria A Bruggink
  • Dr Helen McLeish
  • Dr Elizabeth Carlton

To read more about us and to find other staff members please view our staff page.

GPs at this practice

2 male and 5 female GPs

Online facilities

  • Online appointment booking is available Online appointment booking
  • Order or view repeat prescriptions online is available Order or view repeat prescriptions online

You must be registered with your GP's online service to access the facilities. Find out more about accessing online services.

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Data source: NHS Digital

Latest news

Evening and Weekends

Need to see a GP or Nurse outside normal surgery hours?

There are appointments available for all Darlington Patients on evenings and weekends.

Saturday 8am-2pm

Sunday 9am-1pm

Mon-Thurs 6.30pm-9pm

Friday 6.30pm-8.30pm

You can make an appointment via your own GP practice or by calling 111.


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Last updated on 22 December 2017.

Key facts

Registered patients


Weekday evening and weekend appointments offered here or nearby

YESContact practice for appointment availability

Friends and Family Test score: General Practice

100%Patients recommend this practice. 5 responses.

More on how we perform

We are currently accepting new patients

Please register during reception hours

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Latest reviews of this gp practice


I phoned drs this morning Wednesday 20/12/17 from 8am and was busy final get through at 8.30am to get told to ring back at 12pm which i d...

20 December 2017

Poor service

I've just had a medical procedure and received an infection also for over 2 years I have been telling the doctors that the pain medicatio...

23 October 2017

Brilliant doctors!

The doctors are brilliant in this GP surgery they are very kind and compassionate. Especially one doctor who always goes the extra mile t...

16 March 2017

Great Doctors, Extremely caring

Great doctor surgery! Would recommend to anyone in the area ,one of the great doctors is one of best doctors there although the other doc...

24 February 2017

No understanding

For over a year I have tried and failed to get any GP at this surgery to help with even identifying or helping with a physical issue. For...

29 January 2017

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Last updated on 14 March 2018.

Information supplied by NHS Darlington CCG