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

  • If your problem is an emergency or life threatening, please call 999.
  • Out of hours contact number for the practice – NHS 111, Ring 111 or 0191 4302597
  • If you require information on symptoms or need medical advice, please call NHS 111.

Both Surgeries provide an extended hours service, this is held at:

Elvaston Road every Tuesday between 6pm and 7pm

Hollyhurst Surgery every Thursday between 7.15am and 8am.

At both surgeries there will be appointments available for a GP or Nurse.

If there are no appointments available at either surgery for acute problems then we offer a service at Blaydon primary Care Centre.  This is also known as Blaydon hub and the appointments are made direct from the reception staff, this service is not available for patients to make themselves.  The appointments vary from 8am to 8pm and patients can also be seen on a weekend.

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