Getting an appointment out of hours

If you can’t get an appointment with your GP or can’t get there during the day due to work or other commitments you can use the Extended Access service.

Sunderland offers extra appointments seven days a week at five easy to access sites across the city.

Appointments are offered in the evenings from 6-8.30pm and 9-5.30pm on Saturdays and Sundays and even on Bank Holidays appointments are available from 10-2pm.

The Sunderland Extended Access Service (SEAS) delivers over 43,000 additional appointments per year, at times that are convenient to patients outside of normal working hours.

Available at the following five locations for you:

Washington Primary Care Centre, NE38 7QZ

Bunny Hill Primary Care Centre, SR5 4BW

Houghton Primary Care Centre, DH4 5HB

Pallion Health Centre, SR4 7XF

Riverview Health Centre, SR1 1XW

The Sunderland Extended Access Service (SEAS)

Sunderland GP Extended Access Opening Times:

Monday – Friday:  6pm – 8:30pm

Weekends: 9am – 5:30pm

Bank Holidays:  10am – 2pm

To make an appointment:

  • NHS 111 can help you get the care you need, including making an Extended Access appointment if that is the best option for you

Further Information

For more information download the Sunderland Extended Access leaflets and posters: