When We Are Closed
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
If it is not an emergency, please dial 111.
Walk In Centres
There are 2 local NHS WALK IN CENTRES (WIC) for minor injuries and ailments. One is situated atNewcastle General Hospital and is open from 8 am to 10 pm every day. The nearest one to the surgery is at:
Ponteland Road WIC
169 Ponteland Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone (0191) 271 9030
It is open 8:00am— 8:00pm 7 days a week
The other one is the Westgate WIC next to the General Hospital, which is also open 8:00am— 8:00pm, 7 days a week. The number is (0191) 282 3000. This is nurse led, and does not see patients aged under 2 years.
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.