Access Out of Hours

Improving access to general practice: evening and weekend appointments now available

Gateshead Extra Care Service now provide additional appointments with local GPs and nurses. This service offers pre-bookable appointments at:

Central Gateshead Health Centre – Monday to Friday 2pm – 8pm

Blaydon Primary Care Centre – Monday to Friday 8am – 1pm & 3pm – 8pm, Saturday – Sunday 9am – 2pm

Jubilee Wing, Queen Elizabeth Hospital – Monday to Friday 6pm – 10pm, Saturday -Sunday 10am – 3pm.

Please contact us to make an appointment, the receptionist will ask you the symptoms before booking as some problems are not appropriate for these appointments.

By March 2019 everyone in England will benefit from access to general practice appointments in the evenings and weekends at a time that is most convenient to them. This is part of a national drive to help improve access to general practice and get the best possible outcomes for patients. Further information is available at www.england.nhs.uk/gpaccess

 

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