As part of our registration with the CQC we have to have a Statement of Purpose.
Details of this are shown below:

Houghton Medical Group
The Health Centre
Church Street
Houghton le Spring
Tyne and Wear

Tel: 0191 5842154

Service provider ID: 1-199692258

Registered Manager: Dr Carol Aitken

Practice Manager: Mrs Kim Christie

Our aims and objectives

  • To provide a welcoming, professional and comprehensive primary health care service
  • To ensure all staff have the appropriate skills to fulfill their roles and are supported in maintaining their knowledge and keeping up to date with new developments
  • To ensure patients receive individual care appropriate to their needs
  • To consider the wider health needs of the local population to address inequalities
  • To treat all patients with dignity and respect
  • To deliver healthcare to the highest standards

We operate as a partnership and are partners are:
Dr Carol Aitken
Dr Jenny Morgan
Dr Richard Dawson
Dr Kathryn Carter
Dr Meena Mascarenhas
Dr Anna Hazell

We are registered to provide:
Diagnostic and screening procedures
Surgical procedures
Treatment of disease, disorder or injury


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