The outside prescription box by the main car park gates is currently out of action as a bird’s nest containing eggs has recently been found in it. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and will update the web page once the nest is no longer in use. Thank you.
The surgery will be closed on Monday the 29th of May 2017 due to the Spring Bank Holiday. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. If you need urgent medical advice please ring 01207 561736 and you will be given the appropriate telephone numbers to call.
The surgery will be closed on Monday the 1st of May 2017 due to the May Day Bank Holiday.
If you need urgent medical advice during the time that the practice is closed please ring 01207 561736 or NHS 111. If you have a serious medical emergency please contact the emergency services by dialling 999.
The surgery will be closed from 12.30pm on Wednesday the 26th of April 2017 due to staff training purposes and will not reopen until 9am on Thursday the 27th of April 2017.
Please contact 01207 561736 if you need urgent medical advice during the time that the surgery is closed and you will be directed to the appropriate number to call.
We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
The surgery’s opening hours over the Easter Holidays are as follows:
Thursday the 13th of April 2017 – 1pm (Half Day Closing)
Friday the 14th of April 2017 – Closed (Bank Holiday)
Saturday the 15th of April 2017 – Closed (Weekend)
Sunday the 16th of April 2017 – Closed (Weekend)
Monday the 17th of April 2017 – Closed (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday the 18th of April 2017 – Open 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 6pm
We are sorry for any inconvenience caused due to the surgery’s closure over the Easter period. Please telephone 01207 561736 and you will be directed to the most appropriate telephone number to ring if you need to be seen urgently. For serious medical emergencies please contact the emergency services by dialling 999.
The surgery will be closed from 12.30pm on Wednesday the 8th of March 2017 until 9am on Thursday the 9th of March 2017 due to clinical staff training across the Gateshead area.
If you need urgent medical advice during the time that the surgery is closed please ring 01207 561736 or in the case of a medical emergency please contact the emergency services on 999. Thank you.
We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused by the surgery’s early closure that day.
WE ARE HAVING A PATIENT PARTICIPATON GROUP MEETING ON TUESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2017 (1PM – 2PM) IN THE SURGERY.
IF ANY ONE OF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A SAY ABOUT THE SERVICES PROVIDED AT CHOPWELL SURGERY WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR YOUR VIEW.
By informing us of your email address, we can contact you every now and again to ask you a question or two. Contact forms are available from reception.
If you would like to become a member of our Patient Participation Group please ask at reception for an application form.
We look forward to seeing our PPG members at the upcoming meeting and any new members who wish to attend will be greatly welcomed!
We know that people visit their GP with minor illnesses which their local pharmacist could help with. By visiting your local pharmacy, you could save yourself the time and with no appointment needed, you can just walk in at a time convenient to you. What’s more, many pharmacies are open in the evenings and weekends. Your local Pharmacist can see you for the following minor illnesses:
- Aches and pains
- Cold & Flu
- Ear care
- Eye care
- Stomach Ache
- Head Lice
- Any skin or mouth problem
If your condition is more serious they will refer you to your GP.
All pharmacies in Gateshead and Newcastle are taking part in the Think Pharmacy First Scheme.
For more information on the Think Pharmacy First Scheme, visit www.newcastlegatesheadccg.nhs.uk/thinkpharmacyfirst or call 111 to find out more.
Christmas/New Year Opening Hours for the surgery.
Friday 23rd December 2016 – 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 6pm
Saturday 24th December 2016 – Closed (Weekend)
Sunday 25th December 2016 – Closed (Christmas Day)
Monday 26th December 2016 – Closed (Boxing Day)
Tuesday 27th December 2016 – Closed (Bank Holiday)
Wednesday 28th December 2016 – 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 6pm
Thursday 29th December 2016 – 9am to 1pm
Friday 30th December 2016 – 9am to 1pm
Saturday 31st December 2016 – Closed (Weekend/New Year’s Eve)
Sunday 1st January 2017 – Closed (Weekend/New Year’s Day)
Monday 2nd January 2017 – Closed (Bank Holiday)
If you are due to have a prescription issued around this time please request it a week earlier than usual. Thank you.