Updated on 10th August 2015 at 9:09 am



NHS Health Checks

Everyone is at risk of developing heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes or kidney disease, but these diseases can often be prevented. NHS Health Checks will assess a persons risk and give personalised advice on how to reduce this. The new NHS Health Check is for adults in England between the ages of 40 and 74. Please contact our reception team to make an appointment with one of our Nurses.



Cervical cytology (smear)

Smear tests are recommended for women between the ages of 25 and 65 every three years unless a previous abnormality has been present previously. The test can be undertaken by one of our Practice Nurses, to make an appointment please contact our Reception team.



Interpreting service

This service is available on request providing several days notice is given to our Reception team.



Ear Clinic

Our District Nurse team run an ear clinic at Shiremoor Resource Centre, please contact them on 0191 238 0044 to book an appointment. You can also ring the Molineux Street Walk In Centre who also have an ear clinic service you can contact them on 0191  2755862.



Baby Clinic

The Baby Clinic is run by the Health Visiting team, for more information please click here


For more information on the immunisation schedule for all people in the UK please Click here



 Ante-natal clinic

The practice runs a weekly ante-natal clinic on a Wednesday morning. Our Midwife is called Caroline Huxley. The clinic is for pre-booked appointments only.



Contraceptive advice

For first time advice for contraceptive needs please arrange to see one of the doctors during surgery times.

Follow-up contraceptive advice and treatment is carried out by our practice nursing staff.  Monkseaton Medical Centre undertakes implant insertions and removals.  Please contact our Reception team if you require any further information. 

Alternatively, you may wish to contact the One to One Centre where you can self-refer for contraceptive and sexual health advice. One to One Centre




There is now a dedicated appointment line where your call will be answer confidentially by an experienced member of staff. They will book you an outpatient appointment where you can be seen within 48 hours. Tel No: 0191 203 12 42, the line is open Mon-Fri 8:00am – 6pm.