Delivering out of hours GP sevices

across Gateshead.


Proudly delivering GP out-of-hours care to the population of Gateshead since 1994. GatDoc provides an urgent out-of-hours service when GP surgeries in Gateshead are closed.  Intended to deal with urgent medical problems which cannot wait the surgery opens, patients are able to access GatDoc by calling NHS111.

NHS 111 Clinical Advisory Service (CAS) GP's may assess your call and sign post appropriately to GatDoc.  You will receive:

  • Advice

  • Appointment at centre

  • Home Visit

 appropriate to your symptoms​.

GatDoc provides opportunities for GPs to work in the service on a salaried or self-employed basis. GatDoc offers valuable work experience for GP registrars, quality assured by the Northern Deanery.

For more information on CBC’s urgent and unscheduled care services contact:

Louise Keeler

Urgent & Unscheduled Care Manager


Tel: 0191 4455862


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