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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 Department

Bishop Auckland Hospital

1st Floor

Cockton Hill Road

Bishop Auckland


DL14 6AD

Tel:  01388 455715



You can access the service if:

You are employed by a GP medical practice, with an NHS contract, and working within County Durham and Darlington.

What we provide:

Occupational health services, including:

  • Pre-employment health assessment
  • Management and self-referrals
  • Needlestick injuries, reporting of incident and follow up advice
  • Needlestick awareness training
  • Self-referral to a counselling service (contact GP Choices for details) 

    Our team of professionals include:
  • Occupational health nurses
  • Access to occupational health physicians
  • Occupational health & wellbeing business partner
  • Services co-ordinator
  • Customer care administrator



'I cannot commend the clinic enough. It is marvellous we have this service at all and well done to you all.'

Patient, Coronary Heart Disease / Heart Failure Service, Shotley Bridge Community Hospital