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COVID-19 Vaccine

We are in the process of contacting patients to invite them for a vaccine following government guidelines. This is done in age order, starting with our most elderly patients first. We will contact you when it’s your turn, please DO … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Vaccine

Please do not call the surgery to book a COVID-19 vaccine. We will inform you as soon as we are able to offer the vaccine to your cohort. This is decided by NHS England not the surgery. Our team of … Continue reading

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Pneumonia Vaccine

Due to increased demand, supplies of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine remain limited and will be out of stock until early January 2021. We will be contacting patients who still need this vaccine when more stock becomes available.

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Urgent Care Treatment Centres

Blaydon Urgent Treatment Centre is now an appointment only service – and the public is being asked to do their bit to help the NHS by not just turning up to be seen. Please do your bit and contact 111, … Continue reading

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Feeding Families Charity

As a surgery we are collecting donations for the “Feeding Families” charity. Feeding Families is about bringing communities together. In these challenging times when families struggle to make ends meet they make and donate hampers for Christmas day. Items we … Continue reading

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Cervical Screening

Across the UK, cervical screening invites are being sent. If you have an invite, or had your test cancelled because of coronavirus please contact reception to book an appointment. We have safety measures in place to ensure patient safety. You … Continue reading

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eConsult

Do you want advice from your doctor? Do you need self-help information? Do you have an administrative request e.g. test results? eConsult will allow you to do this from your own home. Get a response before the end of the … Continue reading

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Update from MIND

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, we are temporarily accepting self-referrals from clients registered with a Gateshead GP. Please see the link below to our website for details. This link can also be used by patients who wish to self … Continue reading

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COVID-19 – Telephoning the surgery

Please do NOT  telephone the surgery to ask whether you or family have to self isolate . Follow the Government guidelines. You are blocking  our telephone and preventing ill patients from contacting us. Do  NOT come to the surgery unless … Continue reading

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Care Quality Commission Inspection

CQC inspected Rowlands Gill Medical Centre on Thursday 30.5.19, we are delighted to advise we passed with good as the overall outcome

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