Out of hours and emergencies
Christmas period opening times
24th December, Christmas Eve 8.00 am to 6.30 pm
25th December, Christmas Day closed –
26th December, Boxing Day closed
27th December, 8.00 am to 6.30 pm
31st December, New year Eve, 8.00 am to 6.30 pm
1st January, New Years Day, Closed
2nd and 3rd January 8.00 am to 6.30 pm
Your local pharmacy will be able to provide you with advice and medication to help relieve the symptoms of common ailments.
Weekend and evening appointments
If you need to see a GP urgently between 5:30pm and 8pm Monday to Friday or between 8am – 4pm on Saturday please call 01670 337 737.
This service known at The Cramlington Hub is hosted by The Village Surgery, Dudley Lane, Cramlington, NE23 6US.
When the GP practice is closed
If you need medical help fast but it’s not an emergency call 111, if it’s a life- threatening emergency call 999.
NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life- threatening emergency. Calls to 111 are FREE from landlines and mobiles and is available 24/7, every day of the year.
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You can go to the following walk-in centres without an appointment for conditions such as cuts and grazes, coughs and colds, bites and stings, sprains and strains and other common illnesses.
Ponteland Road walk-in service
168 Ponteland Road, Newcastle
0191 271 9030
Open 8am to 8pm
Out of hours care
Hexham General Hospital has walk-in services from 8am to midnight for less serious injuries and conditions including:
- Minor head, ear or eye problems
- Broken nose or nose bleed
- Sprains, strains, cuts and bites
- Children’s minor injuries and ailments
- Minor fractures or broken bones
- abscesses and wound infections
Emergency care for serious conditions is available at The Northumbria Specialist Emergency Hospital in Cramlington and at the RVI in Newcastle.