Forest Hall Surgery
Station Road
Forest Hall
NE12 9BQ

Tel: (0191) 259 9666 Prescriptions: (0191) 259 9997

Opening Hours:
Monday: 08:00 - 19:45
Tuesday - Friday: 08:00 - 18:30
Garden Park Surgery
Denbigh Avenue
Howdon
NE28 0PP


Tel: (0191) 289 2525


Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 18:00
White Swan Surgery
White Swan Centre
Killingworth
NE12 6SS

Tel: (0191) 268 8966


Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 18:00

What is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner?

When you call for an urgent, on-the-day appointement, we may ask you to see one of our Advanced Nurse Practitioners (‘ANP’s’).

Advanced Nurse Practitioners are highly trained, qualified and skilled nurses working within the nursing profession. They have attained advanced degree level qualifications through an intensive and rigorous nationally accredited training programme, and usually specialise in one or two different areas of expertise.

ANP’s can undertake the following extended duties on behalf of a GP:

Prescribe medication
See patients with undiagnosed, and complex medical conditions and make treatment decisions
Order necessary investigations
Refer patients to hospital or other parts of the NHS

They are highly valued and skilled members of our team here at our practice and working with your GP and our other staff members, enable us to continue to provide first class health care for you - our patients.