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GP APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE OVER THE FESTIVE PERIOD

You will be able to call 0191 486 2195 if you need a GP appointment over these extended holiday weekends, when your GP practice is closed.

For more information, please visit the practice news section on the home page. 

Closure Of Earsdon Park Medical Practice

It is with regret that Earsdon Park Medical Practice will close on 31st March 2018. Notification letters have been sent out to all registered patients advising that they will need to register with another GP practice. This applies to both our main Practice site Shiremoor and branch surgery at the Oxford Centre, Longbenton.

Flu Season

Please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment for the flu vaccination or nasal spray for children aged 2,3 and pre school 4 year olds.


Surgery hours

Please be aware that the surgery will only operate Monday - Friday 8:00am - 6:30pm as of the 2nd October.

Prescription Line

Please note we have changed our prescription times. Please call between 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm.

Patient Online Services

Are you aware you can order prescriptions, book appointments and view your summarised medical record online. To register, please visit the Patient Online Services section located right of the page.

GP Appointments

If you need to discuss more than one problem with the GP, please book a double appointment.

 

 

When We Are Closed

 

What to do when your GP practice is closed:

-  If it’s a life-threatening emergency call 999

-  If you need medical help but it’s not an emergency call 111

 

During normal practice opening hours, the practice remains your first point of contact for all routine requests.

 

NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life-threatening emergency.  Calls to NHS 111 are FREE from landlines and mobiles and NHS 111 is available 24/7, every day of the year

 

When to call 111

You should call 111 when:

·  You think you need to go to A&E or to another NHS urgent care service

·  Your GP surgery is closed and you need healthcare advice

·  You don’t know who to call for medical help.

 

When to call 999

Call 999 for life threatening emergencies such as: http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/Emergencyandurgentcareservices/Pages/NHS-111.aspx

·  Major accident or trauma

·  Severe breathlessness

·  Severe bleeding

·  Loss of consciousness

·  Severe chest pain

 

 

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