An out-of-hours service is in operation via the local CCG contract with GatDoc, a local provider.
Patients needing advice out of hours should telephone 08450 568 060 where they will be advised accordingly. Alternatively, you can contact NHS 111, a 24-hour advice and information service, on 111.
Urgent Care Team is available 24/7 on 07908414673 for chest infections, stomach pains, urine infections, minor injuries etc.
Blaydon Walk-in Centre is GP lead and is open 8am-10pm 7 days a week.
At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital they have a single point of access for urgent care, which means you don't need to worry about going to the wrong place, A&E or the walk in centre.
MORE APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE
Gateshead Extra Care Service now provide additional appointments with local GPs and nurses.
This service offers pre-bookable appointments for patients who require urgent attention at Centra Gateshead Health Centre and Blaydon Primary Care Centre.
8am - 8pm: Monday to Friday
8am - 2pm: Saturday and Sunday
Click here to view our normal opening hours.