The practice offers extended hours sessions on a Monday and Thursday evening until 7:30pm. We offer morning, afternoon and evening surgeries from Monday to Friday. GP appointments can be booked one month in advance and on the same day.
Gateshead Extra Care now provide additional appointments with local GPs and nurses. This service offers pre-bookable appointments at Central Gateshead Health Centre and Blaydon Primary Care Centre.
You will need to contact the practice to make an appointment.
We do not offer Out of Hours services. If you need urgent medical assistance when we are closed, please call 111.
If you have a minor ailment you could visit your local pharmacy who will be able to provide you with some help or signpost you onto the next available service.
In an emergency please call 999.
There are two Walk-in Centres/Minor Injuries Units currently in our practice area; Queen Elizabeth Hospital walk in centre and Blaydon Minor injuries unit. Please find more details below.
Gateshead Walk In Centre – Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, NE9 6SX
The walk in centre is open 7am – 10pm, including weekend and Bank Holidays.
Blaydon Minor Injuries Unit – Shibdon Road, Blaydon
The minor injuries unit is open 8am – 8pm, including weekend and Bank holidays.
111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally.
Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:
If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.
Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.
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