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Acute Respiratory Infections

What we do

This is an initiative from NHSE to assist with the increasing demand for the service. We offer GP and Advanced Nurse Practitioner appointments to children and adults in Gateshead with Acute Respiratory Infections. Patients with the following conditions can be referred: coughs, chest infections, flare ups, fevers, sore throatsasthmaCOPD and bronchitis.

We currently provide this service across two different locations in Gateshead. These are Blaydon Primary Care Centre and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Clinics will be available over 6 days a week, Monday to Saturdays.

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How does it work?

Patients are booked appointments by their GP Pracices.

Primary Care

Please see more information on other services we provide in Gateshead. 

If you would like to know more on how we can support you in your GP practice please get in touch below.

Extended Access

We are an extension of your GP practice offering extra appointments during practice hours, in the evenings and at weekends.

Extended Access
Extended Access Gateshead, Evening GP Appointments
Urgent Treatment Centre

Urgent Treatment 

Urgent Treatment Centre, NHS111, Walkin Centre Gateshead

We provide GP support to the Urgent Treatment Centres for minor illness and injuries.


Providing NHS Services, NHS
Gateshead NHS, Gateshead QE Hospital
QE Facilities Gatesead
Urgent Primary Care Gateshead

Tom Schatzberger

CBC Director and 

Clinical Lead of Urgent Primary Care

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