Power Restored

We are happy to be able to announce that Northern Power have replaced the fauly underground cable outside the surgery and all being well we should have electricity restored for opening tomorrow. We would like to apologise to patients for the problems they have had accessing services these last two days. We really appreciate your support and understanding.

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Power Cut

Unfortunately we are experiencing a power cut at the surgery due to a problem with an underground cable. Due to this issue we are unable to book appointments or order prescriptions but we hope that the power will be back on later today. Any patients with appointments should still attend the surgery unless they hear from the practice to cancel. We have an emergency telephone line set up on our usual number 01207 561736 for patients to ring if they need urgent advice. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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Weather Conditions

Due to adverse weather conditions affecting staff and patients travelling safely, routine appointments are being rearranged.  We are in the process of contacting patients.  Please note the surgery car park is closed as it is deemed unsafe.

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Heavy Snow

The surgery is open but there may be delays in patients being seen due to a shortage of staff. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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Training Dates 2018

On the following dates the surgery will be closed from 12pm due to staff training. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused:

Wednesday 21st of March 2018

Thursday 19th of April 2018

Thursday 24th of May 2018

Thursday 12th of July 2018

Wednesday 19th of September 2018

Thursday 18th of October 2018

Tuesday 13th of November 2018

 

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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

The opening hours for the surgery over the Christmas and New Year period are as follows:

Saturday 23rd of December 2017 – Closed (weekend)
Sunday 24th of December 2017 – Closed (weekend)
Monday 25th of December 2017 – Closed
Tuesday 26th of December 2017 – Closed
Wednesday 27th of December 2017 – 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 6pm
Thursday 28th of December 2017 – 9am to 1pm (Half-day closing)
Friday 29th of December 2017 – 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 6pm
Saturday 30th of December 2017 – Closed (weekend)
Sunday 31st of December 2017 – Closed (weekend)
Monday 1st of January 2018 – Closed (weekend)
Tuesday 2nd of January 2018 – 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 6pm

 

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Surgery Early Closure

The surgery will be closing half an hour earlier today at 12.30pm due to staff training across Gateshead. If you need urgent medical advice between 12pm today (Thursday the 16th of November 2017) and 8am tomorrow morning (Friday the 17th of November 2017), please ring NHS 111, and after 8am until 9am please ring 03301239532.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused due to our early closure.

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Surgery closed for training

The surgery will be closed from 12pm today until 9am tomorrow morning (Thursday the 12th of October) due to a training course. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

If you need urgent medical advice during the time that the surgery is closed pleased ring NHS 111. If you have a serious medical emergency please ring 999. Thank you.

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Surgery Closed Half Day

The surgery will be closing early on Wednesday the 20th of September 2017 at 12.30pm due to staff training across the Gateshead area.

If you need urgent medical advice between 12.30pm on Wednesday afternoon and 8am on Thursday the 21st of September 2017 please ring NHS 111 and after 8am please ring 03301239532.

If you have a serious medical emergency please contact the emergency services by ringing 999 or 112.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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Influenza Vaccinations Winter 2017/18

We are pleased to inform you that the winter flu vaccinations are available at the surgery.

Help protect yourself and your loved ones from flu.

The Departmenth of Health recommends vaccination for ‘at risk’ groups. Please make an appointment if you fall into the following categories:

  • Adults over 65
  • Those aged 6 months – 65 years in clinical risk groups – e.g. patients with long term (chronic) or underlying conditions
  • Pregnant women
  • All 2, 3 year olds
  • Those in long-stay residential care homes.
  • Carers

Some children of primary school age will also be offered a flu vaccination at school.

Flu clinics will be held at the surgery daily Monday to Friday.

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