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West Rainton Surgery

CQC overall rating

Good

7 January 2016

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Welcome to West Rainton Surgery. 

We are a friendly practice in West Rainton offering a wide range of medical services to patients in our area. 

FLU Clinics info.

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO WALK IN FLU CLINICS THIS YEAR, YOU MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO ATTEND ONE OF OUR ARRANGED FLU CLINICS.

Flu Vaccinations for Patients Aged Over 65 - appointments are available for flu clinics on the following dates:
Saturday 3rd October
Saturday 10th October
Thursday 15th October
Saturday 17th October
Saturday 24th October
Saturday 31st October
Saturday 7th November

Flu Vaccinations for under 65 At Risk Patients - The flu vaccination for At Risk Patients is not due to reach us until mid October. The clinic dates for under 65 patients at risk AND Over 65 patients are as follows:
Thursday 15th October
Saturday 17th October
Saturday 24th October
Saturday 31st October
Saturday 7th November

Please call the surgery after 2pm to make an appointment, this is NOT a walk in clinic, if you turn up without an appointment you will not be seen.

Patients with appointments will be asked to wait outside and their name will be called at the main entrance when we are ready to give you your flu jab, you will be walked straight to the treatment room, given your vaccine the walked back out of the surgery. 

Can we please remind patients to wear a face mask to their appointment.

We hope with your support this will be a quick and easy process.

Thank you and stay safe.

**Please note, for patients 50-65 who are not at risk, we are still waiting for guidance for when vaccines can be give, it expected that this age group will be given the vaccine in November/December, depending on national stock levels.**

For more information please see the link below:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/924425/PHE_Flu_vaccine_supplies_A5_flyer_06.pdf

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Repeat Prescriptions

From September 2019 you can no longer order your repeat prescription through a pharmacy, here are the ways you can order you prescription:

  • The online ordering service - if you do not have an account set up, please speak to our reception team.
  • Internal Prescription Box - an internal prescription box for posting your tear off slip is situated near the dispensary hatch. You can use this service anytime between 8.00am and 5.45pm each weekday (Monday to Friday).
  • Post - You can post your prescription request including a stamped addressed envelope if you require us to post your prescription back to you. If you use this method please ensure you request your prescription in plenty of time for it to be returned to you before you run out of medication.
  • Prescription Line - The prescription line is open Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesday 10am-12pm 0191 5128919.

Please remember to tick the medication you require and please allow 72 hours between ordering and collecting your prescription.

Practice Training Days

On training days the practice will close on the afternoon and you will be unable to collect prescriptions or to have an appointment as there will be no doctors on the premises.

Training days are scheduled for:

Thursday 18th June

Thursday 16th July 

Thursday 20th August

Thursday 17th September 

Thursday 15th October 

Extended Access Service

FOR PATIENTS WHO FIND IT DIFFICULT TO ATTEND DURING REGULAR HOURS:

We offer evening, Saturday & Sunday appointments which are pre-bookable (Monday – Friday). This may be at another surgery, when offered the appointment please make sure you know where the location is.

Please contact our reception team on 0191 5843809 for more information and to make an appointment.

Opening Hours

Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more

Like To Register?

New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more

Services

We run a number of special clinics and services. Find out more.


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