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GP Choices

We are a confidential support and Occupational Health Service specifically tailored for Primary Care Staff in County Durham and Darlington.

GP Choices

GP Choices
Occupational Health & Safety Service for Medical and Dental Practices
Appleton House
Lanchester Road
Tel: 0191 3728638


You can access the service if:

You are employed by a Medical or Dental Practice with an NHS contract and working within County Durham and Darlington.

What we provide:

  • A confidential environment to discuss your professional or personal issues
  • An occupational health and safety service for all health and wellbeing enquiries
  • Needlestick injuries, reporting of incident and follow up advice
  • Self-referral to a counselling service (contact GP Choices for details)
  • Mentoring service for GPs
  • Education events & peer support for sessional GPs ( Salaried & Freelance GPs)


Our team of professionals include:

  • GP Advisors
  • Occupational Health Nurse Specialist & Advisor
  • Mentor Lead & GP Facilitator 




'I have to compliment everyone on their pleasant persona and their expertise and knowledge. By the end of the 5 days, I did not feel as though I had been in a hospital ward and was very relaxed.'

Patient, Ward 16 Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Durham