• COVID Vaccination

    If you are over 70 years old or classed as Clinically Extremally Vulnerable (shielding patient) and have not yet been offered an appointment for your Covid vaccination please contact as soon as possible so arrangements can be made.



    COVID Vaccination
  • SMS Texting Services

    This is a message to inform you of a new texting platform we are using called iPlato. You may receive texts from the practice asking for a reply, dont be alarmed as it is a safe service and your information comes directly to the practice. This serivce will also be used for appointment bookings and reminders. Please note, we are still using Accurx text messaging service.

  • Face covering when attending the surgery

    It is a requirement for patients to wear a face covering when entering the surgery.  If you do have an appointment we would be grateful if you could come with your face covering on - covering your nose, mouth and chin.  This can be in the form of a mask, scarf or handkerchief of any sort of fabric.

  • Help your GP surgery

    Download the NHS app free on the app store. You can book appointments, view bloods results and order medication.

    NHS app
  • Welcome to Bridges Medical Practice

    We are currently accepting new patients.

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    Millenium Bridge in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • Safe Surgery

    The Bridges Medical Practice are proud to be part of the safe surgery scheme.

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    Doctors of the world safe surgeries
  • Armed Forces Veteran Friendly Accreditation

    If you are ex-forces, please let your GP know to ensure you are getting the best possible care as we have a dedicated clinician who has a specialist knowledge of military related health conditions and veteran specific health services.

  • Members of the Family Doctors Association

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    Family Doctor Association
  • Same day access for patients aged 12 or under

    Bridges Medical Practice will see any acutely unwell child aged 12 or under that same day. Call reception and our admin team will assist you. 

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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.

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.

Opening Hours

When we're open:

  • Monday08:30 - 18:00
  • Tuesday08:30 - 18:00
  • Wednesday08:30 - 18:00
  • Thursday07:30 - 18:00
  • Friday08:30 - 18:00
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed
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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.


As part of National Guidance clinics are being held at a central locality as directed by Public Health England. Our eligible patients will be vaccinated at Bede Centre, Old Fold Road, Gateshead, NE10 0DJ. Parking is available at Gateshead Stadium and a shuttle bus will be in operation. Patients will be invited to book appointments (2 needed) by the practice according to the National Immunisation Plan as follows:

  • Group 1 Residents and staff in Care homes
  • Group 2 All patients over 80 years, frontline health and social care staff
  • Group 3 All over 75 years
  • Group 4 All over 70 years plus clinically extremely vulnerable (excluding pregnant women and under 16 years) - date TBC
  • Group 5 All over 65 years - date TBC
  • Group 6 Adults 16-65 years in at risk group (asthma, COPD, diabetes, heart disease etc - 'usually have a flu jab') - date TBC
  • Group 7 All over 60 years - date TBC
  • Group 8 All over 55 years - date TBC
  • Group 9 All over 50 years - date TBC

Please note we are unable to vaccinate outside of this national plan nor are we aware when each group will be called as this will depend on vaccine availability. It is very important that you ensure we have your correct mobile phone number to enable us to invite you in a timely fashion to book your appointments for vaccination.

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