Welcome to Bridges Medical Practice
Covid Restrictions from 19th July
We are currently being told that from 19th of July all covid restrictions will be relaxed. However, our duty of care to staff and vulnerable patients will not be, and we will therefore be retaining a policy of mandatory face-coverings in the practice in order to minimise the risk of spreading covid (the day before writing this, 01 Jul 21, over 26,000 new covid cases were confirmed in the UK in 24 hours - the threat has not gone away). Vaccination offers excellent protection against covid hospitalising or killing you, but it does not prevent you catching or spreading it, though it reduces these risks - even once you have had two vaccinations, you are still potentially a risk to others.
We thank you for your cooperation with this, trusting in your common sense and understanding that by being cautious we will hopefully be able to continue routine work for all patients, including the elderly and vulnerable, and minimise the risk of unnecessary ICU admissions and deaths.
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.
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.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues.
When we're open:
Monday08:30 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 18:00
As of Monday 16th March 2020 all GP appointments will be via telephone
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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.