Opening Hours

Sunniside Surgery

Day Opening hours
Saturday 20 July
Sunday 21 July
Monday 22 July
7:30am to 6pm
Tuesday 23 July
7:30am to 6pm
Wednesday 24 July
7:30am to 6pm
Thursday 25 July
7:30am to 6pm
Friday 26 July
7:30am to 6pm

Extended Access

We offer Nursing appointments every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 07:30am to 6:00pm. 

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.


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