Student and Staff Wellbeing

Medical and Dental Emergencies

Medical and Dental Emergencies

This page provides contact details for local hospitals with accident and emergency departments, Newcastle Dental Hospital and advice on who to contact in the case of a mental health emergency.

Medical Emergencies

In the case of an emergency, please contact your local hospital. Here are the contact details for local accident and emergency (A & E) departments :

RVI Accident and Emergency

Richardson Road, Newcastle, NE1 4LP
Telephone: 0191 233 6161
Open 24 hours. Emergency contraception available only when no other clinics available eg bank holidays and weekends.

North Tyneside General Hospital

Rake Lane, North Shields, NE29 8NH
Telephone: 0844 811 8111

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Sheriff Hill, Gateshead NE9 6SX
Telephone: 0191 445 2171

Blaydon Minor Injury and Illness Unit

Blaydon Primary Care Centre, NE21 5NW
Telephone: 0191 443 6302
The Unit is open from 8:00am to 10:00pm, 7 days a week.

Royal Victoria Infirmary (Minor Injuries Unit)

Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle, NE1 4LP
Telephone: 0191 282 0531
The Minor Injuries Unit at the RVI is open from 8:00am to 9:00pm, 7 days a week.

Westgate Walk in Centre

Westgate Road, Newcastle General Hospital, NE4 6BE
Telephone: 0191 282 3000
The Unit is open from 8:00am to 08:00pm, 7 days a week.

NHS 111 service

Telephone 111 for medical advice over the telephone. Your doctor's surgery should have a recorded message with information on who to contact in an emergency.

Dental Emergencies

Newcastle Dental Hospital

Telephone: 0191 233 6161
An emergency clinic operates Monday to Friday (apart from bank holidays) from 8.00am each morning. You are strongly advised to attend as early as possible as only a limited number of patients can be seen on a first come first seen basis.

Mental Health Emergencies

Please see our list of out of hours mental health helplines or visit our Counselling and Mental Health Support page (link to go here).