Christmas and New Year opening times

Wed 19th December 2018


It's important that you know where you can go for health advice this Christmas


Make sure you know which pharmacies are open over the Christmas and New Year period

If you need health advice, they’re experts in medicines and minor ailments and you can drop in without an appointment.

You can find details of pharmacies open in Sunderland over the bank holiday here.


You can book a GP appointment over the weekend or evening at one of the treatment hubs.

Ring your GP surgery

Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm

GP Extended Access

GP practices across Sunderland are working together to provide late night, weekend and Bank Holiday appointments over the Christmas break. This is NOT a walk-in service and appointments can be booked by calling your GP or via 111 when practices are closed.

Urgent Care Centres

Date Urgent Care Centre
24th 10am-10pm
25th 8am-10pm
26th 8am-10pm
27th 10am-10pm
28th 10am-10pm
29th 8am-10pm
30th 8am-10pm
31st 10am-10pm
1st 10am-10pm
2nd 10am-10pm

NHS 111

Please call NHS 111 if you have an urgent medical concern, but it is not life threatening. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, they will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

For more information on NHS 111 please click here.

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