Can we please ask that if you have to attend North House Surgery that you wear some form of face covering either a scarf or a mask in accordance with current government guidelines.
If you have flu-like symptoms, please do not come to the surgery. Stay at home and contact 111 who will assess your condition and give advice.
Further information is available on line at: gov.uk/coronavirus
This screen is regularly updated.
Your help in trying to contain the spread of this virus would be greatly appreciated.
The Doctors at North House.
Response to COVID-19 Vaccine Oxford-AstraZeneca media reports
The UK Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, which is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are acceptably safe, have said that evidence DOES NOT suggest that the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab is linked to blood clots.
People should still go and get their COVID-19 vaccine when asked to do so.
Due to the unprecedented Coronavirus public health emergency, North House Surgery, like all the other local surgeries, have withdrawn routine face to face appointments. Please do not put yourselves, other patients and staff at risk by attending the surgery unless you have been explicitly advised to do so by one of our clinical team. DO NOT WALK INTO THE SURGERY as you will not be seen. Please follow the link below for current Public Health advice and if in doubt, call 111.
Our priority is looking after our community and trying to prevent a massive spread of this disease. Please be kind and considerate of each other and out team. We are trying our hardest to continue to provide a service.
FLU VACCINES FOR 50-64 YEAR OLDS.
Please note that people in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then. This is to ensure that those who are most at risk are vaccinated first.
If patients are 50-64 and are in one of the other groups which are eligible for the flu vaccination, for example have a health condition which puts them at risk from the flu, they will be invited earlier by the practice via text message.
We here at North House Surgery pride ourselves on the holistic and caring service that we are able to provide for our local community.
The doctors work in a partnership caring for over 13500 patients. We currently have 5 Partners, 2 Salaried GPs, 3 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, 3 Nurses and 3 Healthcare Assistants. We also have a dedicated team of administrative staff.
We are proud to be a training practice for both GP Registrars and Medical Students from Newcastle University.
Within the practice you will be able to access physiotherapy, contraception services, minor surgery and several clinics including heart disease, smoking cessation, asthma and diabetes. We also provide travel & childhood immunisations.
As well as a useful source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a resource for other health-related problems.
Please have a look around and feel free to send us your feedback. We are keen to use your ideas to further develop our online services.
Did you know you can use the Minor Aliment Scheme offered in local pharmacies. Under the Scheme, if you are eligible for free NHS prescriptions, then you can access a range of medications free of charge without seeing a Doctor.
(Site updated 16/03/2021)