Walk in Centres


There are 2 local NHS WALK IN CENTRES for minor injuries and ailments.

One is situated at Newcastle General Hospital and is open from 8 am to 10 pm every day.

The nearest one to the surgery is at:

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 Walk In Centre next to the General Hospital, which is also open 8:00am— 8:00pm 7 days a week . The number is (0191) 282 3000.


Please note the following conditions CANNOT be assessed in the Westgate Walk-in-Centre:

  • Children under the age of 2
  • Children under the age of 6 with injuries
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Head injuries with neurological symptoms
  • Back, neck, shoulder, hip or rib injuries
  • Chemical injuries to the eye
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