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Pharmacy Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
We continue to work around the clock to ensure your continued access to medicines and high quality healthcare. Find our latest updates and advice below.
Our Coronavirus Pharmacy News Centre

Our pharmacies remain open with our usual opening times. Social distancing is in force across all of our pharmacy sites for the wellbeing of our patients and staff. We remain contactable through all usual methods to answer your queries and questions.

Welcome to our Coronavirus (COVID-19) pharmacy updates page. Find below our latest updates on our response to the pandemic, with specific information for each of our pharmacies under their relevant headers. If you'd like further advice on how to stay healthy and happy through this pandemic, then you may also wish to view our COVID wellness centre page, which can also be found under its relevant title.

Latest News / Updates

06 January 2021

National Lockdown: Stay at Home
At midnight on Wednesday 6th January 2021, England was placed under national lockdown restrictions. The devolved administrations of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have taken similar steps. Our pharmacy remains open as usual to provide our essential services to the community and surrounding areas. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you need us. Shielding advice for the clinically extremely vulnerable has been re-instated. If you fall into this category, you are advised to stay at home as much as possible, except to go outside for exercise or to attend health appointments. Please stay at home as much as possible. Together, we will get through this. As always for the latest advice, please visit gov.uk/coronavirus.

30 December 2020

Oxford/AstraZeneca Vaccine Approved for use in the UK by MHRA
On Wednesday 30th December 2020, the MHRA approved the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for widespread use after rigorous testing. The vaccine is both safe, and effective. This vaccine is due to be rolled out commencing on the 4th December. For Valens Medical Group patients, please visit www.valens.medical.co.uk for more information about their vaccination programme, operating from the Lintonville Medical Group site. Please don't contact the surgery yourself, you will be contacted when it is your time to be vaccinated.

02 December 2020

Pfizer/BioNTech RNA Vaccine Approved for use in UK by MHRA
The MHRA has conducted its first approval for emergency use with the Pfizer-led COVID-19 vaccine. Community pharmacy awaits further guidance from DHSC and NHS England and NHS Improvement as to how we will assist in the rollout of this programme. We do not anticipate any of our other services to be affected by this at this time.

28 August 2020

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccinations
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uidance today has been issued for the implementation of the NHS Flu Vaccination Service within Community Pharmacy for the 2020-2021 season. Please register for flu vaccinations with us here.
Please note those aged 50-64 who do not have underlying health conditions are not yet eligible for the NHS Vaccine, but they may be later in the season  please await further guidance.

24 July 2020

Face coverings are now mandatory at all of our pharmacy sites for those who are able to wear them. Please protect yourself and others, and cover your mouth and nose with a mask or other fabric. For the latest guidance and exemptions, please see here.


Central Ashington Updates

Thank you to all of our patients and staff at Central Pharmacy for their co-operation and support during the past few weeks and months as we continue to prioritise your health and wellbeing as best we can. Find below general guidance for our pharmacy and the measures we've put in place for your continued support and access to your medicines. Please click the link below to view our specific coronavirus updates and advice.

Central Pharmacy COVID-19 Updates →

Wellway Morpeth Updates

We're continuing to prioritise your healthcare and ongoing treatment at Wellway Pharmacy Morpeth, and we'd like to thank all of our staff and patients for their ongoing support during these challenging times. We remain open with our usual opening times. Please find below our latest updates for our pharmacy, and don't forget to follow us on social media for the latest updates and health advice.

Wellway Pharmacy Morpeth COVID-19 Updates →

Wellway Pegswood Updates

Thank you to our wonderful community and staff team for their support and understanding during these trying times. We remain open with our usual opening times, and continue to prioritise your healthcare and access to medicine in everything we do. Find our latest updates below, and follow us on social media for further updates.

Wellway Pharmacy Pegswood COVID-19 Updates →

Our COVID Online Wellness Centre

For the latest health and care advice for Coronavirus and how to take care of yourself during the pandemic and lockdown, visit our dedicated COVID-19 wellness page. This page is updated regularly with help, advice, support and tips for maintaining your health throughout these challenging times.

Our COVID-19 Wellness Centre →

We'd love to hear or see your health tips for suriving lockdown and the pandemic  get in touch with us via social media to let us know your tips and advice for staying happy and healthy.

Further questions?

Don't hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any further questions whatsoever surrounding our operations during the current pandemic. You can also follow us through various social media channels to keep up to date with the very latest news from our sites.

Visit our dedicated contact us page for further.

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