Welcome to Bewicke Medical Centre
Bewicke Medical Centre has around 10.000 patients on their list and covers the Howdon, Willington Quay and Part of Wallsend area. The surgery has 6 partners and 2 salaried GP's. The surgery is also a training practice and has 2nd year foundation doctors and 3rd , 5th year medicals students each year.
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.
NHS Choices website offers lots of advice on conditions and treatments, we ask patients to click on the logo first for self care before contacting the surgery for further advice.
New Patients -we are currently accepting new patients within the area please contact the surgery if you wish to join
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.
Partners in Care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.
Access & Facilities
The entrance to the building is designed for easy access for disabled visitors. We also have an accessible toilet and a baby changing unit in the ladies toilet.
New Urgent Treatment Centre for North Tyneside open from 1st October 2018
The new service is based at North Tyneside General Hospital (Rake Lane). Book an appointment 24 hours a day by calling NHS 111 or you can walk in and wait between 8am and midnight, 7 days a week.
Urgent care is for minor injuries and minor illness like sprains, strains, cuts, abscesses or wound infections.
We have appointments until 8pm every weekday and on Saturday and Sunday, to see a doctor ( GP), nurse or health care assistant. They are all provided by local doctors and nurses and they have full access to your patient notes. Please ask at the practice for information. If you are calling to arrange an appointment at the weekend, please call the team at Battle Hill Health Centre on 0191 2958520 and they will be happy to help.
Download our Statement of Purpose
We are delighted to report that the practice has been given an "Good" rating by the CQC inspectors who visited us on the 9th December 2015. This is a great achievement for whole team, all of whom work extremely hard to provide a good service for all our patients.
To view the full report just click on the "See the report link" below
(Site updated 20/09/2018)