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Union Brae Opening Hours:








8:30am – 6:00pm

8:30am – 6:00pm

8:30am – 6:00pm

8:30am – 6:00pm

8:30am – 6:00pm



There are 7 GP Link workers 2 of whom are based in our area, who work for Well Up North, which is our Primary Care Network here in Northumberland. We also have an additional Link Worker who specialises in dementia.

Their  role is to support you with your health and wellbeing, focusing on wider social needs that may be affecting your health, rather than medical needs. You can refer yourself, or someone else can refer you, for example, your GP or nurse. Usually they would arrange a face-to-face meeting to have a chat about what they can do for you – luckily they are still able to support you even during lockdown by arranging telephone or video call consultations.

Click the link below to discover more about how they can help you:

From the 10th June 2019 to make an appointment with the hearing aid clinic you will have to ring the Audiology Department at Freeman Hospital direct on 0191 2231043. Freeman have asked for all telephone calls to be handled by their specialist team of audiologists to ensure the patients are all booked into the correct appointment slots. Union Brae have welcomed this decision as it frees up the telephone system for our patients to get through to speak to our staff. You will still be seen at Union Brae Surgery in Berwick but we are no longer booking the appointments.

How to get online access:

This can be either via the NHS app on your smartphone (,  or through the online access system please contact the surgery for more information. Using the online access frees up our telephone lines for urgent calls. Through the online system you can access your test results, and order medication.

NHS 111 is the free number to call when you have an urgent healthcare need. It directs you to the right local service, first time. It is available across the whole of England making it easier for you to access urgent healthcare services when you need medical help fast.

Call 111 when it's less urgent than 999

If you are feeling unwell click the image below and it will take you to the NHS choices page which contains loads of information and advice on many different medical issues.

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CQC Report

Care Qaulity Commission, Union Brae and Norham Practice, CQC overall rating, good, 10 July 2019, see the report

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NHS researchers in the UK are working together to help find a vaccine against COVID-19.

Many possible COVID-19 vaccines are being tested in the UK. Different vaccines may work better for different groups of people. It's important we include people from all backgrounds and ages in our research. This gives researchers an understanding of how well each vaccine may work.

All COVID-19 vaccines being researched in the NHS have gone through strict safety testing, and have been approved by a number of processes. We use the same high standards to COVID research as we do to all NHS research.

We are still looking for volunteers for studies in the North East and North Cumbria to find a vaccine against COVID-19.

To sign up and for more information visit

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One you couch to 5K

The One You Couch to 5k app has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks. There is now a choice of 5 trainers to support and motivate you every step of the way, telling you when to walk and when to run. Click the image above to download or to get more information about it.

Appointments can be made in person, by telephone or through a the eConsult system.


We offer a range of Face to face, telephone or video consultation appointments. All patients will be given a telephone slot to speak to a doctor in the first instance, the doctor will then ask you to attend for a face to face appointment , or arrange a video consultation, or arrange for a referral or medication to be issued  whichever is appropriate.


Our appointment system enables you to book a routine appointment in advance up to two weeks with a doctor. We also have emergency appointments available each day for people who have an urgent problem. These appointments cannot be pre-booked and we cannot guarantee which doctor you will see.


We try to make sure you get the treatment you need as soon as possible. Emergencies will be dealt with immediately and other urgent problems will be seen on the same day, though you may need to see another doctor.


For less serious problems we will offer you the earliest available appointment with a doctor, advanced nurse practitioner or practice nurse.


If you feel your problem cannot wait for a routine appointment, please inform the reception staff when booking.

Please notify us if you change your address or telephone number 

When you make an appointment you will receive two text messages, one after you have made the appointment and another before your appointment time. Please make sure we have your correct mobile telephone number for this service.

Appointment System


Appointments can be made in person, by telephone or through a the eConsult system.