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Call 999 or 112 Immediately if you have any of the following:

Deaf people can use 18000 to contact 999 using text relay.

  • signs of a heart attack - pain like a very tight band, heavy weight or squeezing in the centre of your chest

  • signs of a stroke - face dropping on one side, can’t hold both arms up, difficulty speaking

  • severe difficulty breathing - not being able to get words out, choking or gasping

  • heavy bleeding - that won’t stop

  • severe injuries - or deep cuts after a serious accident

  • seizure (fit) - someone is shaking or jerking because of a fit, or is unconscious (can’t be woken up)

  • sudden, rapid swelling - of the eyes, lips, mouth, throat or tongue

111/ Out of Hours: If it is not an emergency, please go to 111 Online or call 111.

Here you can find out: 

  • Where to get help for your symptoms, if you're not sure what to do
  • General health information and advice
  • Where to get an emergency supply of your prescribed medicine

Walk In Centres: You can visit a walk in centre for minor injuries and illnesses, you can do this even when the GP Surgery is open. 

Please visit the NHS Choices Service Finder for more choices and to find out which service is most appropriate for you.

  • Tel: 0191 271 9030

    169 Ponteland Road
    Cowgate
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Tyne and Wear
    NE5 3AE

    Opening Hours

    Today: 8am - 10pm

    This service is for:

    • People of all age
  • Tel: 0191 233 6161

    Queen Victoria Road
    New Victoria Wing
    Royal Victoria Infirmary
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    NE1 4LP

    Opening Hours

    Today: 8am - 9pm

    This service is for:

    • Anyone aged 16 or over
  • Tel: 0191 482 0000

    Sheriff Hill
    Gateshead
    Tyne and Wear
    NE9 6SX

    Opening Hours

    Today: 8am - 10pm

    This service is for:

    • People of all ages
  • Tel: 0344 811 8111

    Rake Lane
    North Shields
    NE29 8NH

    More information

    Opening Hours

    Today: 8am - 12am

    This service is for:

    • People of all ages

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