Gainford Surgery

When We Are Closed

When the surgery is closed at weekends, Bank Holidays and after 6:00 pm the emergency cover telephone number is 111.  A&E is at Darlington Memorial Hospital.

In an emergency telephone 999 or 112 for an ambulance or pout_of_hoursaramedic.


NHS Direct

In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can call NHS Direct (0845 4647) to speak to a triage nurse. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.


Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.


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