West Rainton Surgery
CQC overall rating
7 January 2016
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.
COVID 19 Vaccination (Pfizer) - Patients will be contacted by telephone to be invited for the COVID 19 vaccine, starting with the most vulnerable patients. We have started to vaccinate the over 80 cohort, other cohorts will be contacted once we receive notification of vaccine deliveries, however it is possible for us to only get 24 hours notice, therefore clinic dates and times a cannot be set in advance.
The vaccine is currently being delivered at Bowburn Community Centre for our patients, all information will be given when we contact you to book you in for your vaccine.
We have no information regarding when we will receive the Oxford vaccine.
Please do not contact the surgery to enquire about the vaccine. We are extremely busy at present with general queries and also trying to arrange vaccine clinics and contact patients to book their vaccine appointment at very short notice. Please be assured you will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.
FLU Vaccine information:
We still have stock of the FLU vaccines, if you would like your vaccine and you are eligible please call the practice to make an appointment.
For more information please see the link below:
Please click below link for our Covid Privacy notice.
Covid19 Privacy Notice
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.
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
We run a number of special clinics and services. Find out more.
(Site updated 08/01/2021)