The COVID-19 vaccination is currently being offered to people most at risk from coronavirus.
The NHS or your GP Practice will let you know when it's your turn to have the vaccine.
Our Practice is working in collaboration with local vaccination services to vaccinate our patients. Full details of how the appointments will work and the COVID vaccine sites, can be found by clicking here >>.
A full list of FAQs regarding the Covid-19 vaccine is available to view here.
In the meantime if you wish to access the latest information on the vaccination programme, please click here.
You can also access the following leaflets:
Why do I have to wait for my COVID-19 vaccine view here>>
All patients aged 50 - 64 can now have a free flu vaccination.
Please book an appointment online or by telephoning the surgery after 2pm.
To check if you are eligible for a free flu vaccination, click here
This year clinics will look different in order for us to keep patients and staff safe
To register with us as your GP practice, please click here or for further information you can watch a short video explaining the registration process here
COVID-19 Update - December 2020
We are under Tier 3 restrictions
Our area is in the Very High Alert category. Go here for the latest detailed information from the government and other organisations.
To protect the health of our patients and staff we are asking patients only to come to the surgery if they have been given an appointment by the doctor or nurse.
When attending the surgery we ask you to please wear a mask or face covering.
The practice will be closed on Friday 25th December, Monday 28th December and Friday 1st January.
Please remember to order your repeat prescription online in good time to cover the holiday period
Please note that the same COVID 19 access arrangements and restrictions will be in place over the holiday period as we are currently applying during the pandemic.
Go here for information on national restrictions which will apply over the holiday period.
Face Coverings Exemption
There is no requirement for GPs to confirm eligibility for exemption from using face coverings. The government advice about exemptions relating to their use on public transport can be found here >>
Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable
Government guidance for those in Tier 3 is available to view here
You are not required to shield at this time. Please be advised that the government will write to those deemed to be Clinically Extremely Vulnerable should this situation change.
Contacting the practice
Our healthcare team is still available for telephone and face to face consultations about non-Covid health issues and you can contact the surgery to make an appointment. At present all face to face appointments are only being allocated by a Healthcare Professional following a telephone or video call.
Please see the latest opening times and contact details for our surgeries at the bottom of our homepage.
Alternatively you can go online to ask for help with a specific problem or condition, ask for general advice if you are not sure what your symptoms mean or request for administrative help for things like sick notes. Simply access the E-Consult system on our website at www.savillemed.co.uk and complete the online form.
E-consult provides an online portal where patients can self check their symptoms and receive medical advice.
You can also receive advice and treatment from a Healthcare Professional by the end of the next working day.
Please do not ignore symptoms and seek medical help when you need to.
Local Restrictions in Newcastle upon Tyne - for a full summary on the restrictions in Newcastle please click here.
If you need to order a repeat prescription please do this online via the NHS app or Patient Access apps or by telephoning our repeat prescription line on 0191 2428240 . Further details can be found on our website via https://www.savillemed.co.uk/online.php
All prescriptions ordered will be sent directly to your pharmacy and should not be collected from the practice.
PREGNANT PATIENTS should continue to see your midwife as planned unless contacted directly. Please contact Maternity Assessment 0191 2825748 with any urgent concerns.
If you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer you can download one from the 111 service at https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/
You can also access the COVID-19 Health Resource Guide which brings together a range of resources to help and support you in managing and maintaining your health through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.Health Resource Guide