COVID VACCINATIONS: THE SURGERY WILL CONTACT PATIENTS WHEN VACCINES ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE GROUP THEY BELONG TO ACCORDING TO GOVERNMENT GUIDLINES. WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER ANY REQUESTS WHICH ARE NOT IN THE GROUPS BEING VACCINATED.
PATIENT'S PLEASE NOTE: ROUTINE/URGENT APPOINTMENTS ARE RELEASED AT 8:00AM EVERY MORNING. THESE ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE (IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR PATIENT ACCESS)AS WELL AS CONTACTING THE SURGERY BY TELEPHONE. YOU MAY FIND THAT AN E-CONSULT IS HELPFUL WHICH IS ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITE AND A RESPONSE IS GIVEN AT LEAST BY THE END OF THE NEXT WORKING DAY. OTHER ALTERNATIVES MAY BE OFFERED SUCH AS AN APPOINTMENT AT THE EXTENDED ACCESS WHICH ARE USUALLY OUT OF SURGERY HOURS.
The NHS needs more people who were seriously ill with COVID to donate Plasma in Newcastle.
Donation is safe, easy and your body quickly replaces the antibodies.
PLEASE CONTACT WWW.nhsbt.nhs.uk IF YOU THINK YOU COULD HELP.
PLEASE 'DO YOUR BIT' - FOLLOW THE LINK FOR MORE ADVICE!
The Covid-19 situation in Sunderland is becoming serious. We need to you to ‘Do Your Bit’ to prevent the spread and protect love ones https://youtu.be/GfI5OLggsww
SEE GOVERNMENT WEBSITE FOR UP TO DATE ADVICE ABOUT CORONAVIRUS AND TESTING
FLU VACCINATIONS FOR PATIENT'S AGED 50-64
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 you are 50-64 and you are in one of the other groups which is eligible for the flu vaccination, for example you have a health condition which puts you at risk from the flu, you will be invited earlier.
YOU'RE NOT ALONE
You're not alone is an online wellbeing resource formed in Sunderland as part of the Young People's Project at Washington Mind. Its purpose is to support and encourage people in their engagement with creativity as a self-help tool, especially when experiencing loneliness.
TO GET IN TOUCH TO FIND OUT MORE:
Visit us on Facebook @yourenotaloneWM
Follow us on Twitter @WMyourenotalone
WE ARE AN ARMED FORCES VETERAN FRIENDLY ACCREDITED GP PRACTICE
If you are ex-forces, please let your GP know to help ensure you are getting the best possible care. If you would like any information about organisations available to either serving personnel or veterans, please ask at reception.
FORGE MEDICAL PRACTICE HAS BEEN AWARDED SILVER ACCREDITATION FOR THE LEARNING DISABILITY HEALTH CHECK QUALITY FRAMEWORK
Sunderland People First - Click on the link in latest news to see more