Alston Medical Practice


We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

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We run all our surgeries by an appointment-only system. Appointments can be booked by telephoning the surgery, visiting the surgery in person or online using our Online Consultation 10 minute appointments ... [continue] Appointments


Here you can find out the services and clinics we hold at our practice. You can find out more by clicking on the links.


Dispensing medication Alston Medical Practice is a dispensing practice. This is a great convenience for patients who can collect medicines at the time of seeing the doctor or nurse. However, ... [continue] Dispensary

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions, ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

There is now the facility for patients to book appointments with a doctor and order repeat prescriptions via this website using NHS Online Services. This is protected by the highest ... [continue] Online services

Repeat prescriptions

Repeat prescriptions can be ordered by completing the right-hand section of your previous prescription form and either leaving it at the surgery or sending it to us by post. You ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate ... [continue] Sick certificates

Social Day Unit

Good news! There is a Social Day Unit being held at the Day Centre in Alston Hospital. It is for anyone who would like to come along for some social ... [continue] Social Day Unit

Surgery appointment times

All by appointment Monday 9:00am – 11:00am // 3:30pm – 6:30pm // 4:30pm – 6:30pm Tuesday 9:00am – 11.00am // 2:00pm – 4:00pm Wednesday 9:00am – 11:00am  // 4:30pm – ... [continue] Surgery appointment times

Surgery training closure dates

The Surgery will be closed for Training on the following dates: We will be closed for protected learning time from 1pm: Wednesday 17th November 2021 December no protected learning time ... [continue] Surgery training closure dates

Test results

Since our telephones are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone for test results (eg blood, urine, x-ray) between 11.00am and 12.30pm each day. To ensure ... [continue] Test results

The Sound Doctor

We are pleased to announce that our practice patients will be able to benefit from award winning high quality films, courses and animations designed to help healthcare professionals advise patients ... [continue] The Sound Doctor

Date published: 28th August, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014