We are pleased to be able to offer additional appointments with our pharmacy colleagues at around 30 locations in South Tyneside, including some weekend appointments.
You will be asked by our team if you would like to have an appointment booked with a Pharmacist for certain conditions – these appointments are usually for you to be seen on the same day.
Use this service below to choose whether your confidential patient information can be used for research and planning.
If you choose not to allow your confidential patient information to be used for research and planning, this will be respected and applied by NHS Digital and Public Health England. These organisations collect, process and release health and adult social care data on a national basis.
Your decision will also be respected and applied by all other organisations that are responsible for health and care information by March 2020.
We are pleased to share with you that our new telephone system launched on 12th November 2018.
You will have new options to enable you to get directly through to the right team member as quickly and easily as possible, this includes being able to order your prescription 24 hours a day by choosing option 1 and then 1 again for our automated service.
No need to shift your day around
Begin an online consultation with your GP or ask a question at a time that suits you. You might not even need to visit the practice.
Parents and carers can now find NHS advice at their fingertips to help them look after your children’s health.
The app gives easy to understand guidance on childhood illnesses, recognising when your child is unwell, and advice on when and where to seek further treatment.
The app, which is also available as a 115-page booklet, has been created by healthcare professionals across the region as part of the North East Urgent and Emergency Care Network.
The booklet and app contains everything from oral health, upset tummies and diarrhoea to advice on bumps and bruises.
Download the app now, available on Google Play and the App Store by searching for NHS child health or view the booklet online at