COVID Update: in line with other NHS providers, we will be continuing to require staff and patients to wear masks in surgery to protect those who are vulnerable. As part of our work, we see sick people and therefore it is vital we ensure that those who remain more susceptible to the COVID and its complications are safe in the surgery. As the virus numbers improve (hopefully) over the spring and summer we will continue to review this and the ongoing phone first policy for doctor appointments.
Welcome to Teams Medical Practice
Our Practice is highly Patient focused and we have a multidisciplinary approach to patients’ health care.
We aim to deliver the best for our patients by combining the skills of the practice team with other health and social care workers in the community.
We provide modern health care facilities and focus on continually improving the health of our patients and residents of the community.
PRACTICE CLOSURES 2023-
The practice is closed from 12:00pm on the below dates for staff training. We will reopen as normal the following working day. If your need is urgent please use NHS 111 or visit your local pharmacy.
Thursday 11th May
Thursday 15th June
Tuesday 11th July
Wednesday 13th September
Tuesday 10th October
Tuesday 21st November
This Practice is a research active organisation which seeks to give all patients the opportunity to participate in clinical research to improve care.
Update on the Covid-19 Booster Programme
The practice is working with the local federation to deliver the COVID vaccines at centres across Gateshead.
The practice are not able to book or amend vaccine appointments.
To read more detailed information about the Covid-19 Booster programme, click here.
Click here to book your COVID-19 vaccine on the national booking system.
How to Get In Touch with Us
There are three ways to get in touch with us at Teams.
It’s no secret that our surgery has been busier than ever. That’s why there are now more ways to get in touch with us. You can:
- Go Online: Use eConsult if your problem can be resolved electronically (such as sick note requests), or book a telephone/in person appointment through our online service, Patient Access
- Call us: during surgery hours on 0191 460 4239.
- Visit the surgery at Watson Street, Gateshead, NE8 2PB from Monday to Friday during our opening hours..
Pick the option that suits you best. No matter how you choose to get in touch with us, whether it’s using an eConsult/Patient Access, calling or visiting, you’ll get the help that’s right for you.
From 5th July 2021 the practice will open at 7.30am on Mondays and Tuesdays.
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