Opening Hours

Sunniside Surgery

Today
08:00 - 18:00
Thu 9 Dec
08:00 - 19:30
Fri 10 Dec
08:00 - 18:00
Sat 11 Dec
Closed
Sun 12 Dec
Closed
Mon 13 Dec
08:00 - 18:00
Tue 14 Dec
08:00 - 18:00

Extended Access

We are open on Thursday evenings from 18:30 until 19:30. These appointments are especially for those patients who struggle to come to the surgery during normal working hours. There are appointments with a GP and nurse available during this time. We also offer HCA appointments from 07.40am Tuesday to Friday.

Please ask reception staff for more information.

Blaydon Primary Care Centre

This service offers pre-bookable appointments with local GPs and nurses for patients who require urgent attention.

Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 20:00

Saturday – Sunday: 09:00 – 14:00

Please contact the surgery in order to book an appointment.

When We Are Closed

If it is a life threatening emergency you should call 999

If you require medical attention but it is NOT an emergency you should contact 111 where health advisers will ask you a series of questions about your condition and where appropriate book an appointment with a GP; this could be a telephone assessment, a face-to-face appointment at a treatment centre or a home visit. Alternatively, they may book an appointment here, at the surgery if your condition is less serious.

When to contact 111

  • If you feel you may need to attend A/E or another NHS care provider
  • The Surgery is closed and healthcare advice is needed
  • Or you are unsure whom to contact for medical assistance

When to contact 999

  • Heavy severe bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Severe breathlessness
  • Severe chest pain
  • Major accident or trauma

Please note both 111 and 999 are manned 365 days a year and 24 hours a day and are free of charge.

NHS 111 Online

111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally. 

Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:

  • Treat yourself at home
  • Go to a Primary Care Centre

If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.

Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.

Pharmacy

Pharmacists are highly trained experts and fully qualified to give health advice on a range of health issues including:

– Aches and pains
– Allergies
– Colds and flu
– Ear care
– Eye care
– Hay fever
– Headaches
– Head lice
– Skin or mouth problems
– Stomach aches

If you need urgent repeat medication, please contact NHS 111 who will arrange for you to collect your medication from a local pharmacy. Search NHS choices for your nearest pharmacy www.nhs.uk.