Birtley Medical Group
Durham Road
Chester Le Street
County Durham
DayOpening hours
Monday7:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday7:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday7:00am to 8:00pm
Thursday7:00am to 6:00pm
Friday7:00am to 6:00pm
Doors close 5:45pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 7:45pm on a Wednesday.

The surgery is closed for bank holidays.

Staff training dates

The surgery will be closed on the afternoon of the following dates from 12:30pm until 6:00pm. This is to facilitate staff training for all practice staff and affects all Gateshead-wide practices. This is arranged by the Integrated Care Board (ICB):

  • Wednesday 13th September 2023
  • Tuesday 10th October 2023
  • Tuesday 21st November 2023
  • Wednesday 13th March 2024

Non-urgent advice: If you need help when we are closed

If you need medical help now, use NHS 111 online or call 111.

NHS 111 online is for people aged 5 and over. Call 111 if you need help for a child under 5.

Call 999 in a medical or mental health emergency. This is when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.


  • Braille translation service
  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled WC
  • Signing service available
  • Step free access
  • Wheelchair access


  • Car Parking
  • Disabled parking