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From 1st October 2018, GP services for registered patients at Battle Hill will be provided by Park Road Medical Practice. You will still be able to access GP services at Battle Hill Health Centre, but after that date you will also have the option of attending the surgery at 93 Park Road, Wallsend.

Please continue to use GP services at Battle Hill in the normal way. On 1st October 2018, your registration will automatically transfer to Park Road Medical Practice as your new provider.

Walk-in Service

minor_injury10The Walk-in Service is for minor illness, minor injury and health promotion advice. It is available 08:00 to 20:00 every day of the year. As we close at 20:00, make sure you get here well before that time to avoid disappointment.

There are no booked appointments for the Walk-in Service. When you arrive, go to reception and say you have come to use the Walk-in Service. The receptionist will ask you to complete a form and then ask you to take a seat. Be sure to let her/him know if you feel your condition is too urgent to wait a few minutes.

The Walk-In Service is for...

Minor illnesses such as:

Coughs and colds, fever, headaches and dizziness

Minor ear, nose and throat complaints

Minor eye problems eg conjunctivitis

Stomach upsets, indigestion, constipation

New minor skin complaints

Urine infections, thrush


Minor injuries such as:

Superficial cuts, abrasions, and new dressings of wounds

Minor burns and scalds

Insect or animal bites

Minor head injuries

New muscle or joint injury, eg strains and sprains, back pain, tendonitis, fractured wrists


For lifestyle/health promotion such as:

Emergency contraception

Pregnancy testing and advice

Chlamydia screening and condom distribution


The Walk In service is NOT for…

More than minor illness or minor injury including

Serious medical emergencies

Serious head injuries, or loss of consciousness

Accidental or deliberate overdose of drugs or ingestion of poisons

Severe blood loss

Severe allergic reactions

Injury as a result of road traffic accidents

Asthma attacks or wheezy chests, especially in children


You should attend the Emergency Department for these

Chemical or traumatic eye injuries

Contact Eye Casualty or Emergency Department


Long term conditions and more than minor illness

Second opinions

Repeat prescriptions

Mental health concerns

Menstrual problems

Drug or alcohol addiction

Contact your own GP for help with these problems


Pregnancy related problems

Contact your midwife


All dental problems

Contact your dentist


If the nurse practitioner offers you some medication as part of your treatment, it will be subject to the usual NHS prescription charge (where applicable).

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