The provision of out of hours care between the hours of 6.00pm and 8.30am, Monday to Friday and 24 hour care on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays has been delegated to NHS 111, whom you should contact direct.
NHS 111 – Please dial 111 – all calls to this number are free.
NHS 111 is also available during surgery hours for medical advice.
NHS 111 Service – This Service has replaced NHS Direct. This telephone line is managed by specially trained staff who can give you immediate information and friendly helpful advice on what to do and what not to do. You should use the 111 service if you need medical help urgently but it is not life threatening. It is a 24 hour service and is completely confidential.
The nearest A&E Department is situated within Sunderland Royal Hospital, Kayll Road, Telephone 0191 5656256. Please restrict your visits to genuine accidents and emergencies.
Eye accidents and emergencies are dealt with at Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Queen Alexandra Road, Telephone 0191 5656256.
Please remember to contact the surgery for advice during the working day.