This page is designed to help you navigate the choices available and direct you towards the quickest and easiest way of getting help. Please select option that closely matches your need today. If you are having trouble finding an appropriate option, please call the practice reception.
0191-300-9631 / 0191 513 0884

I have seen a professional who has recommended a referral

Opticians, Podiatry and Audiometry
Please raise a request through eConsult with your details. You will only be contacted if there are any queries.

I would like a referral to a private healthcare

If you are looking to access specialist treatment through private healthcare, we will need to create a specialist referral letter. Please raise an eConsult in the first instance with as much information as possible, or make an appointment with a Doctor to discuss further.
Please provide as much information as possible through eConsult. For straightforward referrals such as a sports injury, it may be possible to refer without an appointment. If an appointment is required, then the surgery will contact you to discuss further.
eConsult Referral


Please provide information on why you need a referral for the Dietician services through eConsult

Please provide the following information

Your height
Your weight
Why you need a dietician
Raise eConsult

Self Referrals

All of the services below can be used with a self-referral if you meet the criteria listed.  If you do not meet the criteria or do not think you are eligible for self-referral, then you may still be eligible to use the service but would need to discuss with a Doctor your circumstances – in this case please raise an eConsult with your details.

Healthy Minds

Sunderland Psychological Wellbeing Service follow the ’matched care model’
Sunderland Psychological Wellbeing Service follow the ’matched care model’, which means we will offer you an evidence based treatment (as per NICE guidelines) that is recommended for the difficulties you are experiencing
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Sexual Health Clinic

You don’t need a GP referral to access NHS Sexual Health Clinics
Sunderland Sexual Health Services
Ground Floor - Chester Lodge
Sunderland Royal Hospital
Kayll Road, Sunderland
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NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

The Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) identifies those at diabetes high risk and refers them onto a behaviour change programme.
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