Opening Hours

North House Surgery

Day Opening hours
Sunday 14 July
Monday 15 July
8am to 1pm
2pm to 6pm
Tuesday 16 July
8am to 1pm
2pm to 6pm
Wednesday 17 July
8am to 1pm
2pm to 6pm
Thursday 18 July
8am to 1pm
2pm to 6pm
Friday 19 July
8am to 1pm
2pm to 6pm
Saturday 20 July

When We Are Closed

Dates Of Practice Closures For Training 2023

Thursday, 14th March 2024 - 12noon to 6pm

 Thursday 27th June 2024 - 12noon to 6pm

Thursday 25th July 2024 - 12noon to 6pm

Thursday 26th September 2024 - 12noon to 6pm 

Thursday 24th October 2024 - 12noon to 6pm

Thursday 28th November 2024 - 12noon to 6pm

Thursday 20th March 2025 - 12noon to 6pm


If you need medical help fast but it’s not an emergency call 111

During normal practice opening hours 08:00 to 18:00, the practice remains your first point of contact for all routine requests.  

If it’s a life-threatening emergency call 999

When to call 111

You should call 111 when:

  • You think you need to go to A&E or to another NHS urgent care service
  • Your GP surgery is closed and you need healthcare advice
  • You don’t know who to call for medical help

When to call 999

Call 999 for life threatening emergencies such as:

  • Major accident or trauma
  • Severe breathlessness
  • Severe bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Severe chest pain

Community Pharmacists

In addition to dispensing prescriptions the large network of community pharmacies across Co Durham and Darlington provide a wide range of services e.g. minor ailments, sexual health and smoking cessation services.

A number of pharmacies provide extended opening hours including opening in the evenings and at weekends, details of all pharmacies in County Durham and Darlington can be accessed via , click on the ‘pharmacies’ link on the left hand side of the home page.

We recommend that you telephone a pharmacy to check they can provide the service you need before you set off.

NHS 111 Online

111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally. 

Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:

  • Treat yourself at home
  • Go to a Primary Care Centre

If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.

Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.