Important Notice – Updated Information from NHS England in Regards to the Coronavirus (31.07.2020)

 Please read the following announcement from NHS England:

If you have the symptoms of the Coronavirus (COVID-19): changes in taste or smell or persistent cough or temperature, however mild, stay at home. Do not attend the surgery or hospital.

You should request a test for COVID-19. The Practice cannot do this on your behalf.

You can arrange a test either online at www. nhs.uk or by ringing the new number of 119 to arrange for a test for COVID-19. You should only leave the house to attend for testing. Tests are not suitable for children under 5. Tests should be completed the first 5 days of having symptoms.

Government advice has beren updated and you should self-isolate for ten days from when your symptoms started and your household for 14 days . This action will help protect others in your community whilst you are infectious. You do not need to contact the Practice or 111 to self-isolate or if you have been asked to self-isolate by Track and Trace.

If your symptoms worsen during home isolation or are no better after 7 days contact NHS 111 online. For emergencies always call 999.

If you require a sicknote for your employer, either because you may have the Coronavirus or because you have been advised to self isolate click here.

Due to the coronavirus, Happy House Surgery wishes to inform all patients that all initial appointments are either telephone or video appointements.

Only patients that have been requested to attend by a clinician should come into the practice for a face to face appointment until further notice. If you need to contact us, please call the practice – see our new Coronavirus section in the main menu for more information.

If you are worried about Coronavirus, then please use the NHS111 online service for advice and help – https://111.nhs.uk/service/COVID-19/

If you have no internet access, you should call NHS 111.

For the latest Government advice and information click here


Welcome to the Happy House Surgery Website! 


Happy House Surgery is situated in the A690 in Thorney Close. Originally a semi-detached house, the practice has grown over the last 15 years into a modern medical centre with 8 consulting rooms and a treatment / minor surgery suite.  Despite our growing size we still offer a personal service to our patients.

Our Practice is highly patient focused and we have a multidisciplinary approach to patients’ health care. We aim to deliver the best for our patients by combining the skills of the practice team with other health and social care workers in the community.

Reception is open from 8.00am – 5.45pm Monday to Friday, and the telephone lines close at 6pm.

We are open for new patients who live in the area – click here for further information.

        Our address is :

Happy House Surgery, Durham Road, Sunderland.  SR3 4BY

DSCF4211Telephone           0191 5282222

Fax                      0191 5282626

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