You can now see a GP or other healthcare professional during:
- weekday evenings between 6.30pm and 8.00pm
- Saturdays and Sundays
Appointments may be available before 6.30pm in some areas.
To book an appointment, talk to your GP practice or visit their website. You may be able to get an appointment on the same day if required.
Depending on your area, you may be offered an appointment at one of these locations:
- your GP practice
- another local GP practice
- another local NHS service - such as a General Practice Hub
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 and Blaydon Primary Care Centre, Monday – Friday 8am – 8pm, Saturday – Sunday 9am – 2pm. 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.