The practice will be closed during the following periods:
6.30pm 24th December until 8.00am 29th December
6.30pm 31st December until 8.00am 2nd of January
Please ring 111 for non-urgent medical care during these times.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Welcome to the Portugal Place Health Centre web site. We are a friendly G.P. surgery with 10 Doctors, based in Wallsend, North Tyneside. We are open Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 8.00am - 6.30pm and 8.00am - 8.00pm in the majority of Wednesdays and Thursdays. For a full list of all our practice information please see our brochure.
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Portugal Place Health Centre
Telephone: (0191) 2625252
Fax: (0191) 2620241
Repeat Prescription Telephone Line: (0191) 2639458
You can view our practice boundary on the map below. Alternatively, click here to see a larger version.
If you would like to register with us please come into the Health Centre and pick up our registration forms. We will ask you to provide photographic proof of your identity and address. Once you have returned with your competed forms and ID, we will register you with the Practice and you will receive your medical card in the post.
If you want to registering a new baby with the Practice, please visit us with the baby's "yellow book" or a copy of the baby's NHS number and once you complete the necessary forms we will register your baby.
An appointment can be made by calling at, or telephoning the Health Centre any weekday between 8am and 6.30pm Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and between 8am and 8pm, Wednesday and Thursday. You can also book appointments online 24 hours a day, once you register for this service.
Housecalls are only for patients who are too ill to come to the surgery. If you require a housecall, please put the request in before 10am and a Doctor will ring you back.
If it is necessary to talk to one of the Doctors or Nurses please leave a message with reception and the Doctor or Nurse will return your call. Messages are taken after 10am and the Doctors and Nurses return calls when they are able to.
If you require non life-threatening medical attention when the surgery is closed please ring 111 to speak to NHS 111. In an emergency situation please always ring 999.
Treatment is given by repeat prescription only after agreement with the Doctor. The details regarding your medication are then entered onto the computer and you will be issued with a re-order form. Prescriptions will be ready for collection within 2 working days. Please advise us if you need your prescription urgently.If you post your re-order form to us, with a SAE, we will post your prescription back to you. You can also request your routine repeat items by telephoning (0191) 2639458, or online.
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