St Anthony's Road,
Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne,

Urgent Problems and Out of Hours

Life Threatening Emergencies

In a life threatening emergency such as sudden severe chest pain, severe breathlessness, loss of power in a limb, loss of consciousness or severe bleeding dial 999.

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Urgent Problems

If you have an urgent medical problem you can:

Telephone the Surgery

Telephone 0191 219 6100 during our surgery opening times.
The receptionist will take some details about the problem and arrange for a healthcare professional to contact you as soon as possible.

Contact NHS 111

Telephone NHS 111 or go online by visiting
Available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The online service is for people aged 5 years and over only.

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You can attend the Molineux Walk In Centre in Byker, which is open between 8am and 8pm. Please note they do not see children under the age of two.

If you have a more serious injury for example a fracture, or in the event of poisoning or overdose you should attend the Emergency Department at the Royal Victoria Infirmary. Please do not use the Emergency Department for minor illnesses or accidents which could be dealt with at the surgery or the Walk in Centre.

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NHS 111

NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.

Get help online or on the telephone:

To get help from NHS 111, you can:

  • go to (for people aged 5 and over only)
  • call 111
  • NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In life threatening emergencies such as chest pain and severe shortness of breath you should call 999

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Urgent Care

Think you need medical help right now? Bairns under the Weather? What do I do if I have a minor injury?

Urgent Care Information Leaflet.