Surgery Closed For Training Purposes

The surgery will be closed from 12:30pm today along with a number of other Gateshead GP practices for training purposes and will reopen at 9am on Thursday the 12th of May 2022. If you need urgent medical advice between 12.30pm on Wednesday the 11th of May 2022 and 8am on Thursday the 12th of May 2022 please ring NHS 111 and after 8am please ring 07748603453.

If you have a serious medical emergency please contact the emergency services by dialing 112 or 999.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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Easter Opening Hours

The surgery’s opening hours over the Easter Bank Holiday are as follows:

Thursday the 14th of April 2022 – 9am to 1pm (usual opening hours)
Friday the 15th of April 2022 – Closed
Saturday the 16th of April 2022 – Closed
Sunday the 17th of April 2022 – Closed
Monday the 18th of April 2022 – Closed
Tuesday the 19th of April 2022 – 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 6pm (usual opening hours)

If you need urgent medical advice during the time that the surgery is closed please ring 01207 561736 or NHS 111. If you have a serious medical emergency then please contact the emergency services by ringing 112 or 999.

 

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GP Access

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Medical Students

Chopwell Primary Healthcare Centre is a training practice. This means that there may be times when medical students are working at the practice alongside established GP partners in consulting rooms. Patient consent will be taken before consultations are held.

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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Friday the 24th of December 2021 – 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 6pm

Saturday the 25th of December 2021 – Closed

Sunday the 26th of December 2021 – Closed

Monday the 27th of December 2021 – Closed

Tuesday the 28th of December 2021 – Closed

Wednesday the 29th of December 2021 – 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 7.30pm

Thursday the 30th of December 2021 – 9am to 1pm

Friday the 31st of December 2021 – 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 6pm

Saturday the 1st of January 2022 – Closed

Sunday the 2nd of January 2022 – Closed

Monday the 3rd of January 2022 – Closed

Normal opening hours commence from Tuesday the 4th of January 2022.

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Coronavirus Update

Appointments

Please note we have temporarily suspended all online booking. If you wish to make an appointment, please call the surgery.

Face Masks

Following a recent change in government guidance surrounding the use of face masks in public spaces, you will now be expected to wear a mask when attending the surgery to see a clinician. Children under the age of 11 years old do not need to wear a mask.

Other information Visit NHS.UK for the latest guidance on Coronavirus COVID-19, including symptom checker, self-care and social distancing.

Refer to NHS 111 Online to check if you have coronavirus symptoms. If you have severe COVID-19 symptoms and need further advice call NHS 111 — not the surgery.

Isolation Notes are available online from NHS 111, if you are self-isolating and need a note for your employer.

Help, guidance available from our COVID-19 support page.

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Powercuts

If there are any patients that are still without power due to storm Arwen that need support from our community link workers or that need referring to a community hub for assistance please contact the surgery on 01207 561736.

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Urine Samples

We will no longer accept urine samples to test for infection unless you have had a consultation with the GP or ANP. Guidance shows that most urine infections can be treated without testing your urine.

Please ask if you need an appointment.

 

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Surgery Closing Early For Training Purposes

The Surgery will be closed from 12:30pm on Tuesday the 16th of November 2021 along with a number of other Gateshead GP practices for training purposes and will reopen at 9am on Wednesday the 17th of November 2021. If you need urgent medical advice between 12 noon on the 16th of November and 8am on the 17th of November please ring NHS 111 and after 8am call 07748603453.

If you have a serious medical emergency please contact the emergency services by ringing 112 or 999.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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Surgery Closing Early For Training Purposes

The Surgery will be closed from 12:30pm today along with a number of other Gateshead GP practices for training purposes and will reopen at 9am on Thursday the 14th of October 2021. If you need urgent medical advice between 12 noon today and 8am tomorrow please ring NHS 111 and after 8am please ring 07748603453.

If you have a serious medical emergency please contact the emergency services by ringing 112 or 999.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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