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Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19)
Get a free PCR test to check if you have coronavirus
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you or your child has them.
Self-isolation and treating symptoms
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
Testing and tracing
Get a test to check if you have coronavirus, understand your test result and find out what to do if you're contacted by NHS Test and Trace.
People at high risk
Long-term effects (long COVID)
Find out about the long-term effects coronavirus can sometimes have and what help is available.
Social distancing and changes to everyday life
Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services.
Take part in research
Find out about health research studies and how you may be able to take part.
Download the NHS COVID-19 app
Lanchester Medical CentreDurham RoadLanchester, County Durham, DH7 0LSTel: 01207 520877
Response to COVID-19 Vaccine Oxford-AstraZeneca media reports
The UK Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, which is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are acceptably safe, have said that evidence DOES NOT suggest that the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab is linked to blood clots.
People should still go and get their COVID-19 vaccine when asked to do so.
Please read more here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/mhra-response-to-irish-authorities-action-to-temporarily-suspend-the-astrazeneca-covid-19-vaccine
COVID SURGERY UPDATE
When you have been asked to attend the surgery: Please come alone or with one carer or parent, where ever possible provide your own face covering, attend your appointment on time not before and do not attend if you have any new COVID symptoms.
Services to Support You or a Family Member
If you are self isolating Lanchester Partnership Support can offer to pick up shopping or prescriptions or just have a chat - Please ring 07925130310. This has an answer phone facility.
Please answer the questions in the short questionnaire to enable us to assess your alcohol consumption rate and offer advice if necessary.
Alcohol Consumption Questionnaire