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Patient Access

What to do when we are Closed

Out of Hours Emergencies

Out-of-hours services are available when the practice is closed, during the hours of 6.00pm – 8.30am

You can also attend a walk in centre for minor ailments/injuries. The nearest walk in centres are:

Newcastle – Molineux Street Walk-in Centre, based at the Molineux Street NHS Centre, off Shields Road, Byker. Open 8.00am – 8.00pm, seven days a week, including bank holidays. No appointment needed. Tel:0191 275 5862

North Tyneside General Hospital Urgent Care -As of 1 October 2018 this is a GP-led urgent treatment centre. You can book an appointment  24 hours a day, seven days a week via NHS 111. There is also walk-in access also available from 8am – midnight (after 11pm please call NHS 111 for advice).

If you need urgent medical assistance when we are closed, please call 111. In an emergency please call 999.

  • This service is for emergencies
  • It should not be used instead of a day time appointment
  • All calls are monitored and will be reviewed by our Doctors

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.