North Tyneside CCG News

Coronavirus update – 10th May 2021

Mon 10th May 2021

In North Tyneside 134,000 vaccinations have been delivered to date by our GP led vaccination centres (as at COP Sunday 9th May 2021).   This equates to 65% of North Tyneside’s population having received their first dose COVID-19 vaccine (population aged 16+) and 31% have received the second dose.

We now have more community pharmacies offering the COVID-19 vaccine in North Tyneside and these are only bookable via the  national booking system.

  • Burn Terrace Pharmacy in Howdon
  • Burradon Pharmacy in Burradon
  • Dennis Pharmacy in Willington Quay
  • Lobley Hill Pharmacy at Monkseaton Methodist Church
  • Pharmacy2U at the Village Hotel, Silverlink
  • Pharmacy2U at Collingwood Centre, North Shields
  • Seaton Burn Pharmacy in Seaton Burn
  • Wideopen Pharmacy in Wideopen

Steve Rundle, Head of Planning leads on the vaccination programme on behalf of the CCG and provides an update on what the next steps are for the vaccination programme https://twitter.com/NTyneCCG/status/1389203242031144968

Congratulations to MD Mominul Hamid on being awarded the National Societies & Volunteering Awards – The extra mile award.  MD has regularly volunteered at the COVID-19 vaccination centres and he has said that by volunteering he follow’s his Mother’s legacy of ‘Be there for your community’.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLv9nv-4osc

COVID vaccination status  – you will be able to get your vaccination status in digital or paper format from Monday 17th May.  Information is available here Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status when travelling abroad – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).  Download the NHS App now in preparation so you are ready to receive your status as soon as it is available.

Please do not contact your practice about your COVID-19 vaccination status, they are unable to assist and you may prevent urgent calls getting through.