In case of an ’emergency’ or when the surgery is closed, you have the below options available to you:

  • If you have a life threatening medical emergency please call 999.
  • You can dial 111 free out of surgery hours and your call will be triaged appropriately.  You may be asked to attend a local walk-in centre, local Urgent Care Hub, Accident & Emergency Department, given advice over the phone by a trained doctor or nurse, or visited at home by a doctor.
  • Out of hours contact number for the practice – you can dial the practice telephone number 0191 4563824 to hear an informative recorded message.


Pharmacy- you can call into your local late night open pharmacy who may be able to offer advice or recommend treatment.  Click on the link above to see what is open over the festive season in our locality.


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