Care Quality Commision

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

Non-urgent advice: 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