Evening and Weekend Appointments

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Evening and Weekend Appointments

Non-urgent advice: Evening and Weekend Appointments (Enhanced Access)

You can pre-book evening and weekend appointments around your busy daily schedules and appointments are now available SEVEN days a week.

Hartlepool & Stockton Health (H&SH) providing services on behalf of our network practices offer pre-booked appointments in the evening and on weekends. Appointments are available to see a GP, Nurse or Healthcare Assistant at several practices across Stockton.

Appointments are available: 
Monday - Friday: 18:30-21:00
Saturday & Sunday: 09:00-17:00

The appointment may be at a local ‘hub’ rather than at the surgery. They will have access to your notes and you will see a GP/ Advanced Practitioner/ Nurse Practitioner or Nurse. Depending on your needs and who is most suitable for your illness/ailment.

The locations of the enhanced access appointments will vary between:

  • Eaglescliffe Medical Practice: Sunningdale Drive, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees TS16 9EA
  • Woodbridge Medical Practice: 30 Myton Rd, Ingleby Barwick, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees TS17 0WG
  • Tennant Street Medical Practice: Tennant St, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 2AT

Please contact our reception team, who will be able to book you an evening or weekend appointment with a GP, Healthcare Assistant or Nurse.

Non-urgent advice: FAQ's

What should I do in case of a medical emergency?
Enhanced access appointments are not intended for emergencies. In case of a medical emergency, please call 999 or visit the nearest hospital. 

How and when can I book an appointment?
Appointments can only be booked during practice opening hours and by contacting the practice directly - Mon to Fri 8am - 6pm. 

Who operates the appointments?
The service is provided by our local GP Federation, Hartlepool and Stockton Health on behalf of our Primary Care Network.

Are all of the appointments at Eaglescliffe Medical Practice?
Appointments are available at 3 sites, and you may be seen at Eaglescliffe, Woodbridge or Tennant Street Medical Practices.

Will I get to see my usual GP/healthcare professional?
As the service is ran by Hartlepool and Stockton Health, you may see a different clinician, including nurses, GPs or healthcare assistants. 

Can I still get a prescription?
Yes, acute (not repeat) prescriptions can still be issued by prescribers. Queries regarding repeat prescriptions will be sent to your own GP practice to be dealt with. 

If I attend an appointment at a different practice than my own, can they see my record?
Yes, with your permission, the clinician will be able to see your record, in order to provide you with the most appropriate service.