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Molineux Street NHS Centre
Molineux Street
Byker
Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1SG

08.30 - 18.00pm Mon to Fri
Closed 12.30 - 13.30 on Thur

Shieldfield Health Centre
Stoddart Street
Shieldfield
Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AL

08.45 - 17.15 Mon to Fri
Closed each day 12.30- 13.30


Appointments and Enquiries 0191 275 5740          Prescriptions 0191 275 5742


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We provide family doctor services to Jesmond, Heaton, Quayside, Shieldfield, Newcastle City Centre, Gosforth, Byker, Walker, St Antony's,  Killingworth, Wallsend, Longbenton, Battle Hill

Appointments & Enquiries 0191 275 5740        Prescriptions 0191 275 5742

All calls to the practice are recorded for training and monitoring purposes

Information

Out of Hours & Emegencies

Emergencies

If you are confronted by a serious problem such as severe chest pain, symptoms suggestive of a stroke or shortness of breath that is severe, call an ambulance (tel: 999). Do not waste valuable time contacting the surgery.

NHS 111

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.

When to call 111

You should call 111 when:

When to call 999

Call 999 for life threatening emergencies such as:

Do I really need to contact a doctor?

Please only use the out-of-hours service if your medical condition is such that you cannot possibly wait until the surgery opens again. The provision of an out-of-hours service costs local health authorities a lot of money and its resources are stretched by inappropriate use, meaning that patients who really need attention have to wait longer.

Do I really need to call a doctor?

 Please only use the out-of-hours service if your medical condition is such that you cannot possibly wait until the surgery opens again. The provision of an out-of-hours service costs local health authorities a lot of money and its resources are stretched by inappropriate use and patients who really need attention might have to wait longer.

If you are over 60 or on benefits, you may not need to come into the surgery. Click here to find out more about ThinkPharmacyFirst