Extended Access is a service available to registered patients in Sunderland, run by local GPs ensuring everyone has easier and more convenient access to GP services, including appointments at evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

To access this service your health records currently held with your GP will be shared electronically with Extended Access health professionals. For further information on record sharing please contact the surgery.

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Sunderland GP Extended Access Service Patient Information
If you need to see a GP in the evening, at weekends or on bank holidays, Sunderland’s GP Extended Access Service can help. Run by local GPs, the Extended Access Service is a convenient way to see a doctor at a time to suit your busy lifestyle. Get more information about the Sunderland GP Extended Access Service 

Convenient service

  • Five handy locations in the Sunderland area, including Houghton and Washington
  • Staff can check your GP practice’s records about your health if needed, unless you have opted out of record-sharing

 Making an appointment

  • To make an appointment, contact your GP practice.
  • If you can’t contact your practice, you can call NHS 111 where advisors will help you get the care you need.
    This could include making an Extended Access appointment if that is the best option for you.

 Appointments available:

Monday – Friday: 6pm – 8:30pm

Weekends: 9am – 5:30pm

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