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Surgery Closed Half Day For Training

The surgery will be closing at 12pm on Wednesday the 19th of September 2018 due for training purposes so there will be no clinics held that afternoon. If you need urgent medical advice when the surgery is closed please ring NHS … Continue reading

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Winter Flu vaccine 2018/19

We are pleased to inform you that the winter flu vaccinations are available at the surgery from the week beginning 17th of September 2018. Help protect yourself and your loved ones from flu. The Department of Health recommends vaccination for ‘at risk’ groups. … Continue reading

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August Bank Holiday

The surgery will be closed on Monday the 27th of August 2018 due to the Bank Holiday. If you need urgent medical advice during the time that the practice is closed please ring 01207 561736 or NHS 111. If you have a serious medical … Continue reading

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e Consult

Coming to the practice in Autumn 2018!!!! eConsult provides an online portal where patients can self-check their symptoms, and receive on the spot medical advice 24/7. Helping to relieve pressure on GPs by giving patients access to round-the-clock support and … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Closure

The surgery will be closed on Monday the 28th of May 2018 due to the Spring Bank Holiday. Patients can telephone NHS 111 if they need urgent medical advice or 999 if you have a serious medical emergency. We are sorry for … Continue reading

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Surgery Closing Early For Training

The surgery will be closing slightly earlier than usual on Thursday the 24th of May 2018 due to clinical staff training across the Gateshead area. The surgery will shut at 12.30pm instead of the usual time of 1pm. If you need … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Closure

The surgery will be closed on Monday the 7th of May 2018 due to the (May Day) public bank holiday. If you need urgent medical advice when the surgery is closed please ring 01207 561736 or NHS 111. If you … Continue reading

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Outside Prescription Box

Unfortunately we have had to take the decision to close the outside prescription box for at least the next month due to birds trying to use it as a nesting box. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.  

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Update on Telephone Line Fault

Chopwell surgery is now closed until 9am tomorrow morning. Unfortunately BT are still fixing the line fault. As usual on a Thursday if anyone needs urgent medical advice between 1pm today and 6pm this evening please ring 03301239532 and after … Continue reading

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Telephone Line

We are currently experiencing an issue with the main telephone line into the surgery where patients may not hear an answer phone welcoming message and will instead hear a ringing tone. These calls are not coming through to reception due … Continue reading

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