What to do if you are unwell over the festive period

If you are not feeling well over the festive period, please take some time to think about where you should go for help.

Many common ailments, such as colds and flu or stomach upsets can be treated without you going to GPs or local hospitals. Pharmacists often provide the appropriate help or advice you need so you can enjoy your Christmas break with your family.

You can access appointments to see your GP during the evening or weekend

People in Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees can access GP services until 8.00pm on weekdays and up to 5.00pm on weekends and bank holidays in addition to 24 hour urgent care services at North Tees and Hartlepool hospitals.

The extended access GP centres are sited at:

  • Chadwick Practice, One Life Centre, Hartlepool
  • Tennant Street Medical Practice, Stockton-on-Tees
  • Woodbridge Practice, Ingleby Barwick

The evening and weekend appointments are available to everyone registered with a GP in Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees and patients can book an appointment by contacting their GP practice or NHS 111.

 

Help yourself

Take control of your health and make sure you have a fully stocked medicine cabinet to help you deal with any unexpected illness. Be prepared by checking our guide here: https://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Pharmacy/Pages/Yourmedicinecabinet.aspx

Don’t forget there is the free NHS child health app gives easy to understand guidance on childhood illnesses. It can help you recognise when your child is unwell, and give advice on when and where to seek further treatment.

Child Health App – Google Play

Child Health App – Apple Store

Pharmacies

Here is the list of which pharmacies are open over the festive period.

PharmacyAddressTelephone Number25th December 201726th December 20171st January 2018
Asda PharmacyMarina Way, Hartlepool,
TS24 0XR
01642 623 300Closed09:00 - 18:0009:00 - 18:00
Asda PharmacyAllensway, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees, TS17 9EN01642 768 410Closed09:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:00
Asda PharmacyPortrack Lane, Stockton-On-Tees, TS18 2PB01429 865 613Closed09:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:00
BootsUnit 21b,Goodwood Square, Teesside Retail Park,
Stockton-On-Tees, TS17 7BW
01642 605 95616:00 - 18:0008:30 - 20:0010:00 - 16:00
BootsAnchor Retail Park, Marina Way, Hartlepool, TS24 0XR
01642 675 624Closed06:00 - 17:0010:30 - 16:30
Boots89 Shopping Centre,
Middleton Grange, Hartlepool,
TS24 7RW
01429 272 718Closed09:00 - 17:00Closed
Boots25 Queensway, Billingham, Cleveland, TS23 2ND01642 553 263Closed08:30 - 17:30Closed
Boots58-63 High Street,
Stockton-On-Tees, TS18 1BE
01429 224 068Closed08:30 - 17:30Closed
Headland Pharmacy1 Grove Street, Hartlepool, Cleveland, TS24 0NY01429 266 15212:00 - 14:00ClosedClosed
Lloyds PharmacyWhitehouse Farm Shopping Centre, Bishopton Road West, Stockton, TS19 0QB01642 678 614
01642 391 506
Closed09:00 - 17:0009:00 - 17:00
Morrisons PharmacyTeesside Retail Park, Thornaby, Stockton-On-Tees, TS17 7BP01642 607 074Closed10:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:00
Pharmacy 365161-162 High Street, Stockton, TS18 1PL01642 633 43310:00 - 12:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:00
Tesco Instore PharmacyDurham Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3LU01642 385 24716:00 - 18:00ClosedClosed

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