Blaydon Walk-in Centre

Blaydon Walk-in Centre is currently closed

Blaydon Walk-in Centre is the walk in centre for Gateshead and the surrounding areas.

Blaydon Walk-in Centre is a nurse-led unit for patients with minor injuries and illnesses. It is staffed by specially-trained nurse practitioners, staff nurses and healthcare assistants.

Open: 8.00am - 10.00pm, seven days a week

Tel: 0191 283 4699

Blaydon Walk-in Centre

Blaydon Leisure and Primary Care Centre 

Shibdon Road

Blaydon on Tyne

NE21 5NW




You do not need an appointment for this walk-in centre, just turn up and wait your turn to be treated.

The centre offers assessment and treatment for health conditions, such as:

  • Minor burns or scalds;

  • Minor head injury;

  • Eye infections or minor eye injuries;

  • Suspected broken bones, sprains & strains (Please note: X-ray services are open 8am-8pm and are only available for certain areas of the body, ie knee to foot and shoulder to fingers. We cannot carry out back/chest/hip/neck X-rays. We cannot carry out X-rays on children under two years old.)

The walk in centre is not appropriate for:

  • Acute chest pain or shortness of breath

  • Non-urgent treatment that could be treated by your GP

  • Routine services such as blood tests or wound dressing / suture removal

  • Second opinions after a patient has seen their own GP

  • Please note: We do not offer a sexual health service at this centre.


For life-threatening emergencies dial 999. For medical advice, or if you’re unsure whether Blaydon Walk-in Centre is the right place to go, you can call 111, 24 hours a day. 

For minor health problems such as coughs & colds you can obtain advice and over-the-counter treatments from a pharmacist.

Call us on 0191 482 0000

In emergencies dial 999 / Non-emergencies dial 111

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