• Message from Gary McLafferty, Defence Relationship Management

    "Following my nomination for a 2017 Silver Award under the Ministry of Defence’s National Employer Recognition Scheme, I am delighted to be able to inform you that the nomination has been successful and that the Bridges Medical Practice are one of 25 Silver Awards gained in the region; winning the award recognises the major contribution your organisation is making to the Defence People agenda and we are extremely grateful for your support."

    Gary McLafferty    


    Silver award holders:

    • demonstrate support for service personnel issues and employ at least one member of the armed forces community
    • actively communicate and uphold a positive stance to their employees via established HR policies and procedures
    • show flexibility towards annual training commitments and mobilisation of reservist employees and support the employment of cadet instructors, armed forces veterans (including wounded, injured and sick) and military spouses/partners




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    Patient Access is a service that allows you to access your practice online. With Patient Access you can check, book and cancel appointments, check your medication and order repeat medication. You may also see part of your medical records.

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  • Welcome to Bridges Medical Practice

    We are currently accepting new patients.

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  • Clinics & Services

    We offer a range of clinics and services at the practice.

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  • Repeat Prescriptions

    Please leave 2 working days before collecting your prescriptions.

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Welcome to Bridges Medical Practice

Bridges Medical Practice is an established, friendly GP practice providing first class primary care in the heart of Gateshead. We are located in Trinity Square Health Centre, close the local shops and pharmacies and transport links.

Our dedicated team are here to treat a wide range of healthcare issues and provide specialist management of long-term conditions.

Technology allows us to offer you a wide range of services from the comfort of your home, such as ordering a repeat prescription, making and cancelling an appointment, as well as accessing part of your medical records.

Opening Hours

When we're open:

  • Monday07:30 - 18:00
  • Tuesday08:30 - 18:00
  • Wednesday08:30 - 18:00
  • Thursday07:30 - 18:00
  • Friday08:30 - 18:00
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed

Practice News

Health Conditions A to Z

Information from the Care Quality Commission

Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.

This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.

The practice would like to thank the various advertisers who have helped to produce this Website. However, it must be pointed out that the accuracy of any statements cannot be warranted, nor any products or services advertised, be guaranteed or endorsed.

Your Neighbourhood Professionals. Just a Click Away! Dean Taxis
Trinity Square Health Centre, 24 West Street, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1AD
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Your Neighbourhood Professionals. Just a Click Away! Dean Taxis
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