Contact

Middle Chare Surgery
Middle Chare
Chester-le-Street
DH3 3QD

Opening hours

DayOpening times
Monday8:00am to 6:00pm
Appointments also available at another local practice between 6:30pm and 8:00pm.
Tuesday8:00am to 6:00pm
Appointments also available at another local practice between 6:30pm and 8:00pm.
Wednesday8:00am to 8:00pm
Thursday8:00am to 6:00pm
Closed every third Thursday from noon. Appointments also available at another local practice between 6:30pm and 8:00pm.
Friday8:00am to 6:00pm
Appointments also available at another local practice between 6:30pm and 8:00 pm.
Saturday8:00am to 11:00am
No phone lines are on — pre bookable appointments only — please check with reception for further details. Appointments also available at another local GP practice between 8:00am and 1:00pm                
SundayClosed
Woodlands Surgery
Vigo Lane
Rickleton Village
Washington NE38 9EJ

DayOpening times
Monday8:00am to 6:00pm
Appointments also available at another local practice between 6:30pm and 8:00pm.
Tuesday8:00am to 6:00pm
Appointments also available at another local practice between 6:30pm and 8:00pm.
Wednesday8:00am to 6:00pm
Appointments available at Middle Chare until 8:00pm
Thursday8:00am to 6:00pm
Closed every third Thursday from noon. Appointments also available at another local practice between 6:30pm and 8:00pm.
Friday8:00am to 6:00pm
Appointments also available at another local practice between 6:30pm and 8:00pm.
Saturday8:00am to 11:00am
 Appointments available at Middle Chare between 8:00am and 11:00am. appointments also available at another local GP practice between 8:00am and 1:00pm.        
SundayClosed

Telephones are transferred to the Out of Hours service at 6:00pm each evening, and the doors are sometimes closed early for staff security in which case please knock.
Please note both practice’s closes one half day a month for protected learning time, this is the 3rd Thursday of the month.

The surgery is closed for bank holidays.

Non-urgent advice: Extended access services

There is an extended access service, running Monday to Friday evenings, and ever Saturday. Please just ask Reception staff for details.
Both GP and Nurse or Health Care Assistant appointments are available.This is an extension of the GP service that runs as normal throughout the day, and is aimed firstly for those people who, for example, work and find it difficult to get to see a GP or Nurse or Health Care Assistant during the day.

Non-urgent advice: If you need help when we are closed

If you need medical help now, use NHS 111 online or call 111.

NHS 111 online is for people aged 5 and over. Call 111 if you need help for a child under 5.

Call 999 in a medical or mental health emergency. This is when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.

Accessibility

  • Braille translation service
  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled WC
  • Induction loop
  • Signing service available
  • Step free access
  • Wheelchair access

Parking

  • Car Parking
  • Cycle parking
  • Disabled parking